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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 211 of 431, added on May 23rd, 2006 at 6:49 PM.

I loved it.The best poem I have read so far!!!

dd from United States
Comment 210 of 431, added on April 28th, 2006 at 4:59 PM.

Mya Angelou your poems are so inspiritional .Just by what you say helps
people to rise.I hope you continue rising and helping other people rise you
are so special u are like an angel except an invisble one who help people
rise in good times and bad just by looking at u and and listening to your
true words is the greatest.U rise Mya Angelou rise rise rise

Comment 209 of 431, added on April 27th, 2006 at 7:10 AM.

I really love this poem it's so enlightining, inspirational and
influentual,i really get the message that she portrying to her audience no
matter what she went through in her life after it all still she rises above
and beyond the rest.

chunkee from United States
Comment 208 of 431, added on April 26th, 2006 at 2:13 PM.

this was a beautiful poem!

cristie from United States
Comment 207 of 431, added on April 26th, 2006 at 12:31 PM.

Maya Angelo's poem still I rise is truely and inspiration for all african
americans in todays society.We as a people must over come all obstacales
and strive for the best that there is. We must rise above the sterotypes of
america, and prosper as Angelo has by taking the storms of the world by
force. We must laugh in the faces of negative people and say, "You may
shoot me with your words, you may cut me with your eyes, you may kill me
with your hatefulness, but still like air I rise"

Joi Stepney from United States
Comment 206 of 431, added on April 21st, 2006 at 10:23 AM.

wow that was an amazing poem. It gave me goosebumps!!

Samantha from United States
Comment 205 of 431, added on April 21st, 2006 at 4:27 AM.

This poem was brought to me by the late fine actress Margareta Krook on
Swedish televsion 15-20 years ago. That was the first time I heard of you
Ms Angelou. You read the poem and went through the screen. Since then i
have read it for my students, given it to my friends and they all have been
utterly moved by the amazing energy it brings. Thank you so much for a poem
that gives empowerment and strength to people all over the world!/Ingrid

ingrid hallberg from Sweden
Comment 204 of 431, added on April 18th, 2006 at 5:57 PM.

WOW!!! this poem blew me away! ie been looking for a poem for a speech
contest one that would touch everybody and one that i can really relate to
and I think that this poem is just that!!!!!

Samantha from United States
Comment 203 of 431, added on April 14th, 2006 at 6:53 PM.


Comment 202 of 431, added on April 14th, 2006 at 12:32 PM.

I love her words..the way she so inacently uses her past, growing up in a
segreqated era. she simply states that if people would only see past the
color of her skin and listen to her words she has a powerful message and
she wants all to her it so she will perservear until she is heard! Maya
Angelou is a role model for all who want to be heard.

whitney from Jamaica

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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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