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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 200 of 450, added on April 9th, 2006 at 9:15 PM.

This poem as touch me in a way i have never been touch before.And if any
and everyone take the time out to read it i'll bet them it will make them
feel the same way. It has so much life to it that it made me think twice
about who i'm am and what my purpose in life is .So to you Miss Angelo I
say Thank You

Dana from United States
Comment 199 of 450, added on April 9th, 2006 at 2:45 AM.

The Poem is an anthem for the supressed everywhere, and goes beyond its
intended message to all people in all times of history who have suffered,
and are expected to appear bowed down. I do like the defiant and
unpretentious air of this poem.

Nabila from India
Comment 198 of 450, added on April 7th, 2006 at 4:08 PM.

oh my gosh! i may not have had ancesters that were slaves, but i absolutely
loooooove this poem, and many of Maya's others.

young writer from Ireland
Comment 197 of 450, added on April 4th, 2006 at 10:41 AM.

man here africa we dont really hear cool poems like this one!!!! man,,, i
want to live in california. but ok i have to go to my tree now!!! c u later
alligator!!! do u want some coconuts???

shakima from South Africa
Comment 196 of 450, added on April 2nd, 2006 at 3:23 PM.

I'm writing about this poem for my GCSE coursework and it gives me such an
amazingly motivated feeling. I adore it. Me loving this poem and poet shows
how shes even inspired the younger generation. I'm 16 and I adore it.

Kestrel from United Kingdom
Comment 195 of 450, added on March 28th, 2006 at 1:18 PM.


Tashundra from United States
Comment 194 of 450, added on March 28th, 2006 at 11:00 AM.

i like the poem it helps me rise to the occasion makes me stand up for my

Erica from United States
Comment 193 of 450, added on March 18th, 2006 at 11:23 PM.

This is my favorite poem by Maya ANgelou. she is my favorite poet and I
happened to come accross this site on doing research for a presentation on
Maya Angelou. I love her and so should every other black female!

Lisa from United States
Comment 192 of 450, added on March 17th, 2006 at 3:39 PM.

what are gold mines and what do you mean about diamonds at the meeting of
my thighs

takyah from United States
Comment 191 of 450, added on March 16th, 2006 at 12:47 PM.

it think this poem was expressed very well and she ment what she was saing
and it came from Maya heart! when i read it i thpught that she put it in
GOOD words

cali from United States

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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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