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Analysis and comments on Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

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Comment 158 of 358, added on January 18th, 2006 at 1:16 AM.

That peom is so sexy and flow so smooth.

Uchechi
Comment 157 of 358, added on January 12th, 2006 at 9:16 AM.

It's such a blessing to hear, rather see, words that inspire, edify, and
encourage. I've never really heard all the words to this poem, but I was
lost for words when I did. May God continue to bless Ms. Angelou for her
aspirations. Thank you Ms. Angelou, though you may not read this.

Shalonda from United States
Comment 156 of 358, added on January 6th, 2006 at 1:24 AM.

i am blown away by the many layers of finely integrated perspective in this
poem. i think it's fantastic when you can compare yourself to others and
realise how much BETTER you are than them. and i know i get a real bang out
of walking into a room and understanding that i can CONTROL people in it. i
think those two traits together are the cornerstones of not only real
self-confidence and great self-esteem, but also of a very special
personality. maya whatssername is a totally inspirational artist and
PHENOMENAL WOMAN should be adapted to a pop song. it would definitely go to
number one, and it would be fantastic to hear of it being broadcast all
across america.

marc from Australia
Comment 155 of 358, added on December 12th, 2005 at 11:44 AM.

Well regina green just to inform you maya maybe thinking of black females
when wrinting this poem but my philippino/ecuadorian/italian behind as
well, was touched by this poem to claim exactly who Maya was reffering to
takes away from the beauty of the poem as well as the feeling for non-black
females.

kimberly aniag from United States
Comment 154 of 358, added on December 10th, 2005 at 1:40 PM.

I loved it. Phenomenal woman, that's me =)

Maria from Portugal
Comment 153 of 358, added on November 22nd, 2005 at 12:17 PM.

MAYA ANGELOU I LOVE YOUR POEMS NOT JUST POEM I HAVE READ EM ALL I LO VE YOU
ALSO JUST REMEBER WE WILL ALL RISE IF YOUR DESIRED TOO. BYE

DEYSHA WRIGHT from United States
Comment 152 of 358, added on November 10th, 2005 at 7:37 PM.

This poem is very inspiring to women everywhere!It's really great. This
past July, my cousin competed in the Miss New York State pagent and as her
talent she did an interpertive dance to this poem. She recieved a standing
ovation from all the women in the audience and everyone came up to her
after the performance and told her how great it was. She came in first
runner-up.

Briana from United States
Comment 151 of 358, added on November 8th, 2005 at 12:21 PM.

Anyone can relate to that today. Ms. Angelou should go down in history for
the sensational poems she has written. She has already left her mark in my
life.
With lots of love...

Erinn from United States
Comment 150 of 358, added on November 7th, 2005 at 9:43 PM.

I believe that this poem is a great and wonderful poem for many many types
of woman. I think any woman can learn and receive a lot from this poem. It
is touching and inspirational. I also did this for a school project and
everyone loved it and I had people asking me about it for days. I love Maya
Angelou

Alecia from United States
Comment 149 of 358, added on November 7th, 2005 at 10:20 AM.

i think the poem is a nice and its a interested peom and i think its
beautiful and i think its the best poem other than "i rise" i am doing a
article about you in class.

Brittany from United States

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Phenomenal Woman
Added: Feb 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Sep 21 2011


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