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Analysis and comments on Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

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Comment 173 of 383, added on March 14th, 2006 at 5:30 PM.

you have inspired me as a young child to be a poem writer. I hope someday
we can meet and talk about certain ideas

Jasmine mitchell from United States
Comment 172 of 383, added on March 10th, 2006 at 12:21 PM.

Dear,Maya Angleo love this poem it really speak from the heart every time i
read this poem it inspired me to write poerty because of you that is what
I'am going to do.

Jacara from United States
Comment 171 of 383, added on March 7th, 2006 at 5:14 PM.

I have to do a report on Maya Angelo. I had a choice of her or Lena Horne.
I picked Mrs. Angleo because I like to read poems. I took intrest in it
because I like to know what people think sometimes. The first time I heard
this poem, I was watching Poetic Justice. Im pretty sure that there are
alot of people that know your poem. I would say that it's the most famous
peom that you have. I didn't quite understand it but now that Im older, I
get what you are trying to get out there. Be proud of yourself. All women
of differnt ages are phenomenal in there own way and no matter how you look
carry yourself proudly. You don't have to be a super model.

Chelsea Reed from United States
Comment 170 of 383, added on March 1st, 2006 at 4:04 PM.

this poem is sooooo great. maya really shows you don't have to be pretty or
skinny. just b u and people will like you for who u r. and i just love the
sass in her poems and her repititions for emphasis.

eunice from United States
Comment 169 of 383, added on February 27th, 2006 at 10:36 AM.


DESTINY PETE from United States
Comment 168 of 383, added on February 23rd, 2006 at 3:23 PM.

i am deeply in love with this poem i rehearsed this poem for my 6th grade
graduation evryone was astound. im just 14 and i can relate to this poem

tashari bargainer from United States
Comment 167 of 383, added on February 16th, 2006 at 2:03 PM.

I love this poem so much because it reminds me of ME and always will love
this poem too...............ALWAYS

Sharnell Johnson from United States
Comment 166 of 383, added on February 16th, 2006 at 8:48 AM.

Maya, i love this poem so much...it really describes a lot about me and i
can really relate...thanks a lot for just writing it. You probably have no
idea how many people it have touched over the years!

Ashley from United States
Comment 165 of 383, added on February 15th, 2006 at 2:46 AM.

well oh this poem is so great this os what im looking for it looks so
cool...yeah it really is a girl's poem i love this piece its so nice...im
so pleased to read a poem so cool like this...keep it up!! girl power!!

shiela from Philippines
Comment 164 of 383, added on February 12th, 2006 at 10:03 PM.

this is a very inspirational poem for women but alot of people think its
for African American women only it's not to understand this poem you really
have to think deep, i think this was just telling women in general no
matter what you look like, what race you are, or where you from you are a
beautiful women and should be well respected. This poem was to make all
women have high confidents in themselves.

shawdyah from United States

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Phenomenal Woman
Added: Feb 9 2004
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