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Analysis and comments on Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou

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Comment 28 of 358, added on December 14th, 2004 at 7:25 PM.

I am a college student who is researching your work for a finals projects
Maya. I think you are a wonderful poet with a great deal of thought behind
your work. Any woman who feel women need to announce that they too have
power in the world get great thoughts and ideas out of your poems. I loved
them!

Darcy Anderson from United States
Comment 27 of 358, added on December 6th, 2004 at 1:36 PM.

This poem is so good!!! It shows girls that you don't have to be perfect to
get a guy. Girls are too caught up with how they look, but guys will like
you for you. Guys like confidence, and Maya's poem shows that you don't
have to be the "ideal woman". This poem is the best!!!!

Missy from United States
Comment 26 of 358, added on December 6th, 2004 at 1:35 PM.

i love this poem!!..i actually get it, unlike some of the others! i love
your work..and this goes for all of your other poems!..they are amazing,
and really touched my heart. for our english class, i am reading your poem!

Gabrielle Chiddy from United States
Comment 25 of 358, added on December 3rd, 2004 at 12:08 PM.

Queen Maya, i just have to let you know i love your work that it just grow
on me.. I also love to write i've been writing since i was 9 years old and
now im almost 18.. your work is the reason why i write ... thank you

net net baby from United States
Comment 24 of 358, added on November 28th, 2004 at 8:47 PM.

this poem is a very beautiful poem and i like how it expresses us women in
a positive way.

nina from United States
Comment 23 of 358, added on November 28th, 2004 at 9:24 AM.

This poem is my very favourite, there are many ways in which my life was an
is still touched by the contents of the poem. The first time I read it, I
was about thirteen years old. AS a teenager growing into a woman Wearing
a

camellia Williamson from United States
Comment 22 of 358, added on November 24th, 2004 at 9:51 AM.

I really think this is a very good for young girls to look at.

latisha from United Kingdom
Comment 21 of 358, added on November 18th, 2004 at 11:40 AM.

Mya's poems allow me a glimps of what it's like in this world for an
African American woman. She has such a beautiful way of describing objects
and feeling. Phenomenal Woman has inspired me to start a "keepsake box" for
the women in my family. Her poem represents an image of strength and beauty
for all women, of all races, of all sizes... and is very inspiring. =)

Emily from United States
Comment 20 of 358, added on November 16th, 2004 at 11:53 AM.

I didn't understand this poem at all.i just don't get what she is trying to
say.

Dannielle Austin from United States
Comment 19 of 358, added on November 14th, 2004 at 5:56 AM.

This is what I have been looking for to send to my 21 year old daughter
now studying in USA so she can see that womanhood is not just about looking
physically great but also radiating confidence and compassion. Terima kasih
(thank you in Malay language) Maya dear.

Sharifah Zaleha Syed Hassan from Malaysia

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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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