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Analysis and comments on Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

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Comment 98 of 358, added on April 29th, 2005 at 12:08 PM.

After reading Maya Angelou's life story I can understand this poem on a
whole new level. She was a strong and inspiring woman of her time and she
continues to touch and help people (especially women) with her poetry. As a
high school student, I can truely say that (although I hve not really
experienced life as Maya Angelou has) I have a different perspective of
myself and the way I carry myself.

Lisa K. from United States
Comment 97 of 358, added on April 29th, 2005 at 11:34 AM.

This poem is an inspiration to women everywhere..... All women are
Phenomenal in their own rights. God made each one of us special and unique
remember the bible says you are wonderfully and fearfully made. Each and
every woman should hold there heads up proudly.

Kelli from United States
Comment 96 of 358, added on April 26th, 2005 at 8:00 AM.

The Poem "Phenomenal Woman " was so inspiring. It show's the beautiful side
of a woman. I don't really think that words can describe how good the poem
is. But Maya Angelou is a graet poet.

Iishia from United States
Comment 95 of 358, added on April 25th, 2005 at 2:28 PM.

This poem is beautiful. The first time I heard it I didn't really
appreciate it, I just read it because I had to for school.Now i'm a bit
older and I fully understand the words and it's meaning and I love it.

lady from Trinidad and Tobago, Republic
Comment 94 of 358, added on April 24th, 2005 at 11:19 PM.

I thought this poem was beutiful, and i choose to recite it for a speech
class becuase it maybe me think of why a man would look at me the way he
does.thank you for this poem!

lizard
Comment 93 of 358, added on April 24th, 2005 at 9:28 PM.

My Comment should be more interesting because I am man. I really enjoyed
this poem and you feel the confidence is were the real beauty lies. In a
women's soul is where men should start looking, if they want a real women.

Alex M. from United States
Comment 92 of 358, added on April 22nd, 2005 at 8:09 PM.

I was most fortunate to be in an audience in Winston Salem and hear Ms.
Angelou deliver her poem "Phenomenal Woman". She is the most inspiring
woman I have ever met. I have read several of her books and I am so
inspired and impressed with her success given all the difficulties she had
to overcome. She is the best example of and truly is "a phenomenal woman.
As I reread the poem I could hear her magnificent voice saying those words.
Truly an inspiration.

Nancy Kinsey from United States
Comment 91 of 358, added on April 21st, 2005 at 2:52 PM.

i thought her poem was good marvelous i think shes the best poet alive
thats my opinion

shameka from United States
Comment 90 of 358, added on April 20th, 2005 at 9:56 AM.

My friend Pam sent this poem to me. I'm going through some personal things
right now. I just want Pam to know that I thank her so much for this. This
is what I needed to read. Thanks for being my friend for over 25 years. Yes
I moved away 17 years ago. And your still my sister and my best friend.
Love Ya!

Maxine from United States
Comment 89 of 358, added on April 19th, 2005 at 4:22 AM.

this poem is such an inspiration to women of all ages and teaches them to
respect and love themselves!!

michelle 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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