Listing Maya Angelou

On Feb. 21st I had the pleasure of watching “And Still I Rise,” a phenomenal new documentary about the life of Maya Angelou.  Years ago I read & loved I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings & some of her poetry- but until I watched this program, I truly didn’t understand her greatness.  This poem was inspired from this experience.

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Daughter

Mother

Singer

Dancer

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Actor

Reader

Writer

Thinker

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Poet

Seeker

Orator

Teacher

*

Leader

Lover

Giver

Inspirer

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Courageous

African

American

Proud

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Black 

Woman

AP OBIT MAYA ANGELOU A FILE USA DC

One thought on “Listing Maya Angelou

  1. When I first heard Maya Angelou speak I was drawn to the power and compelling persuasiveness that vibrated from deep within her. Even though I was taken with her, from the beginning, I didn’t realize the depth and breadth of her life experience until I saw the documentary. What a marvelous woman.

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