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Comment 136 of 446, added on November 30th, 2005 at 8:34 PM.

I checked out Dr. Pockless' views, and I think you really have to weigh
what he said. She also wrote a poem about Africa, but I don't think this
is the same one. If you read her biography, you will see that she had a
really hard life, she was constantly told that she was nothing, and made to
feel like she didn't matter. Yes, Africa and her roots played into it, but
I think it was more personal than that.

Mik from United States
Comment 135 of 446, added on November 30th, 2005 at 9:35 AM.

This poem is very inspirational.

Keke from United States
Comment 134 of 446, added on November 29th, 2005 at 10:49 AM.

This poem is inspirational

Johnathon from Iraq
Comment 133 of 446, added on November 27th, 2005 at 5:02 PM.

Awsome

Elsa from United States
Comment 132 of 446, added on November 21st, 2005 at 10:40 AM.

It's obvious you have inspired other poets such as Tupac which have
inspired myself so I just had to say thank you.

Mikel from United States
Comment 131 of 446, added on November 16th, 2005 at 3:04 AM.

believe if u may dat this is about love for da essence ta me is a symbol of
a evalastin hope dat shall neva die. Triumphant as we feel we may be maya
is onli allowin our oppressors ta c dat with each fall an expected uprise
shall equal da conditions in which which strive ta suppress but not witout
srong will or hope.....

MISEDUCATED from United Kingdom
Comment 130 of 446, added on November 14th, 2005 at 5:34 PM.

i think that the poems are to much about love.i really don't understand
them,and i don't really like them.But Maya Angelou is a great person.
Thanks

shawn from United States
Comment 129 of 446, added on November 14th, 2005 at 4:08 AM.

it's so wonderful!! i love it so much!! i think this poem helps me to be
stronger!!=)

kian cindy torres from Philippines
Comment 128 of 446, added on November 8th, 2005 at 12:17 PM.

That is a sensational poem.
Ms. Angelou is a fenomenal poet!
With love

Erinn from United States
Comment 127 of 446, added on October 31st, 2005 at 12:13 PM.

i love this poem i think you should keep up the good work dont
stop dont let anyone stop you from what you do best love caria

cece 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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