Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day: Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow … Continue reading

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Goodbye Phenomenal Woman

Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling … Continue reading

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Poem of the Day: Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk … Continue reading

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