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Comment 137 of 417, added on September 17th, 2005 at 11:05 AM.

I first heard this poem in the movie "Poetic Justice". I didn't realize
that it was written by Maya until i took an english lit course in college
this semester. however, when my professor assinged it to another lady in my
class to work on, i imediatly intercepted. i love this poem because it
relates to me in so many ways and i have always admired maya. to me this
poem is like a verse from a womans bible. it insipires those who feel that
beauty is on the outside and remind those of us who are not models that
beauty is at its best when it comes from within.

juanita rodgers from United States
Comment 136 of 417, added on September 11th, 2005 at 9:03 AM.

this is a really good poem, and i love the i rise one too!

jess from United Kingdom
Comment 135 of 417, added on September 10th, 2005 at 9:09 PM.

this poem is the best poem i've ever read in my life.It has given me
strengh to move on and realise that we are all woman of all kinds and we
are all beautiful in our own way. thank u maya angelo u changed my life.and
i believe so many others aswell. god bless u

xiomara from United States
Comment 134 of 417, added on September 8th, 2005 at 4:57 PM.

hey, maya i love this peom. for my history fair, i going read and act the
this peom and i hope they are amased like me. i love this peom alot and i
proud and honred that u did this peom.

Mia from United States
Comment 133 of 417, added on September 8th, 2005 at 10:00 AM.

that poem is very inspiring. It makes me feel strong like the one "i rise"

kim from United States
Comment 132 of 417, added on August 24th, 2005 at 8:12 PM.

wow!! .. this poem is truly phenomenal! it gives me such confidence and
joy.. and for that i wanna thank u!

jan from United States
Comment 131 of 417, added on August 8th, 2005 at 6:17 PM.

-Thank You Nubian for such an insprational poem.-
I feel that every young lady should read and discuss this poem begining
with middle school because she portrays how confident she is about her
womanhood but is not cocky with it or loud about it. She UNDERSTANDS she's
not perfect but KNOWS her worth. She LOVES herself which I believe that is
always the begining.
-Thank You Again Ms. Maya Angelou, for sharing your knowledge-

MsKing from United States
Comment 130 of 417, added on August 5th, 2005 at 5:39 PM.

I'm lost for words..truly..All I can say is thank you.

Farida el Y from Netherlands
Comment 129 of 417, added on August 3rd, 2005 at 9:41 AM.

I can't express the feelings I feel when I read this work of art, it is
beautiful. Almost as beautiful as the love I share with my dearest
Vincenzo the person from whom I received a link to view and read this poem.

The poem, author Maya and my dearest Vincenzo are so very insightful about
the inner thoughts and feelings of a woman's perception of one's self and
the true inner beauty of a woman that many people never come to realize or


Christine from United States
Comment 128 of 417, added on July 27th, 2005 at 4:57 PM.

This could very well serve as the definition of "phoenomenal", because
every one of us here felt the word reverberate in her pores, her collerbone
and down through the soles of her feet. Thank you Maya.

Anita 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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