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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 227 of 427, added on February 26th, 2007 at 8:52 PM.

I am not going to be overly emotional or sound scientific like some of
these people that commented but say what i feel about this poem.
i think it is one of the best poems that i have ever read and i have heard
it performed many times at school and places with much emotion and when
there is a speaker saying this poem in the right way it truly sounds
amazing.

Tsion from United States
Comment 226 of 427, added on February 24th, 2007 at 11:33 AM.

This poem is very interesting and very confusing. What dose it mean how
dose it mean? only she will know.

Karl Dean from United States
Comment 225 of 427, added on February 12th, 2007 at 4:23 PM.

i like this poem because i can re-late to it. this poem is life like.

bianca jones-edelen from United States
Comment 224 of 427, added on February 9th, 2007 at 9:20 AM.

OMG Maya i bow down to you because some many people can relate to this
poem, and you are by farthe most WONDERFUL poet i have ever heard of. you
really do give inspiring words and I appreciate all of them

may GOD bless you, and again
THANK YOU

shanicia Hughes from United States
Comment 223 of 427, added on February 6th, 2007 at 4:58 PM.

I really like that poem I can relate. I have some people who don't like me
they can say stuff to me and about me as you said I will rise.

Alexis Dalton from United States
Comment 222 of 427, added on February 6th, 2007 at 4:50 PM.

I really like that poem I can relate. I have some people who don't like me
they can say stuff to me and about me as you said I will rise.

Alexis Dalton from United States
Comment 221 of 427, added on February 2nd, 2007 at 1:53 AM.

One of my teen students,(bible/Sunday school) read this poem and
immediately knew she had to recite it doing the Black History Program at my
church.The meaning is clear. Keep pushing for your beliefs and never give
up. Thanks Web and Mrs. Angelou

Connie Davis from United States
Comment 220 of 427, added on February 1st, 2007 at 12:45 PM.

this is a great poem for all ages

tray from United States
Comment 219 of 427, added on January 14th, 2007 at 7:40 PM.

This is the best poem I've ever read in my life.
Favorite line:
Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I've got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?
LOL

Adriana from Romania
Comment 218 of 427, added on January 2nd, 2007 at 12:46 PM.

this a a truely inspirational poem.a universal poem that tells us to move
on with our life and live it fully according to our own desires and wishes
no matter how much one is discouraged.we should have a firm belief on our
own abilities.set a goal and go on to get it ,noone can stop you from
gettin it.

Humaira Masood from Pakistan

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Still I Rise
Added: Feb 9 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jun 4 2004


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