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Woman Work - Poem by Maya Angelou

I've got the children to tend
The clothes to mend
The floor to mop
The food to shop
Then the chicken to fry
The baby to dry
I got company to feed
The garden to weed
I've got shirts to press
The tots to dress
The can to be cut
I gotta clean up this hut
Then see about the sick
And the cotton to pick.

Shine on me, sunshine
Rain on me, rain
Fall softly, dewdrops
And cool my brow again.

Storm, blow me from here
With your fiercest wind
Let me float across the sky
'Til I can rest again.

Fall gently, snowflakes
Cover me with white
Cold icy kisses and
Let me rest tonight.

Sun, rain, curving sky
Mountain, oceans, leaf and stone
Star shine, moon glow
You're all that I can call my own.


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Poems About Work

  1. 1. Woman Work , Maya Angelou
  2. 2. A Work Of Artifice , Marge Piercy
  3. 3. The Way Things Work , Jorie Graham
  4. 4. Work , Henry Van Dyke
  5. 5. What Work Is , Philip Levine
  6. 6. Work Without Hope , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  7. 7. Domestic Work, 1937 , Natasha Trethewey
  8. 8. On No Work Of Words , Dylan Thomas
  9. 9. Work Chapter Vii , Khalil Gibran
  10. 10. Quiet Work , Matthew Arnold
  11. 11. Spirit Whose Work Is Done , Walt Whitman
  12. 12. Sonnet 5: Those Hours, That With Gentle .. , William Shakespeare
  13. 13. Work, Sleep, Work, Sleep, Work , Mark R Slaughter
  14. 14. The Gardener X: Let Your Work Be, Bride , Rabindranath Tagore
  15. 15. It Is Easy To Work When The Soul Is At P.. , Emily Dickinson
  16. 16. Work And Joy , Robert William Service
  17. 17. Wallace Stevens On His Way To Work , David Wagoner
  18. 18. work For Immortality , Emily Dickinson
  19. 19. ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Happy At Work - Tanka! ! !.. , Mamta Agarwal
  20. 20. Invisible Work , Alison Luterman
  21. 21. To A Friend Whose Work Has Come To Nothing , William Butler Yeats
  22. 22. Astrophel And Stella Vii: Whennature Mad.. , Sir Philip Sidney
  23. 23. Work , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  24. 24. Work And Contemplation , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  25. 25. Making It Work , Philip Levine
  26. 26. Dream Work , Mary Havran
  27. 27. Work , Robert William Service
  28. 28. * Sorcerer's Work , Tsira Gogeshvili
  29. 29. Go Work In My Vineyard , Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  30. 30. How Do You Tackle Your Work , Franklin Pierce Adams
  31. 31. Work, Worker's Pledge, Youth , Ben Gieske
  32. 32. Office Work , David DeSantis
  33. 33. 0129 A Sketch Of The Poet At Work (Wcw) , Michael Shepherd
  34. 34. Work Ethic , Marvin Brato Sr
  35. 35. Work Place, Equality And Freedom , Lonnie Hicks
  36. 36. Creative Work , Valery Yaklovich Bryusov
  37. 37. To Hermann Stoffkraft, Ph.D., The Hero O.. , James Clerk Maxwell
  38. 38. **work Till The Grave... , Francesca Johnson
  39. 39. Work , Marvin Brato Sr
  40. 40. Sonnet V: Those Hours, That With Gentle .. , William Shakespeare
  41. 41. ! ! Minutes Of A Day's Work On The Bible , Michael Shepherd
  42. 42. My Work Among The Insects , Dean Young
  43. 43. Haiku After Work , Edgardo Tugade
  44. 44. 3-Will Work For Food , Mary Nagy
  45. 45. Sonnet - Work, Work, Work , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  46. 46. Work - The Cycle , Micron
  47. 47. Duty And Work! , Ramesh T A
  48. 48. Artist At Work , Dónall Dempsey
  49. 49. Five Minutes Of Work 4.23.2009 , Margaret Alice
  50. 50. (a Work In Progress) , Jamie Baumer
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