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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 86 of 426, added on April 12th, 2005 at 8:24 PM.

Some of us awaken in this world which we where delivered into with a
struggle that at the moment of our birth, was going to stick with us for a
majority if not all of our lifetime. A new day, that same struggle.
People...always keep your head up.
"Bowed head and lowered eyes?" NEVER

Leo from United States
Comment 85 of 426, added on April 11th, 2005 at 7:01 PM.

I love this poem it helped me deal with everyday life. its so touching, i
think everyone should read this.

Vanessa from Canada
Comment 84 of 426, added on April 9th, 2005 at 6:11 PM.

This poem is one of the greatest that Maya Angelou has written. Not only
does this poem expresses a womans rise and determination, but also African
American people as a whole. It has really touched me, to see how Angelou
has produced imagery with her words.

deangela j. from United States
Comment 83 of 426, added on April 7th, 2005 at 3:25 PM.

this is a very good poem

ana from United States
Comment 82 of 426, added on April 5th, 2005 at 7:46 PM.

i really like this poem. At school we had a black history show and they
read this exact poem and it tuched a lot of people.

alex from United States
Comment 81 of 426, added on April 5th, 2005 at 5:47 PM.

To be honest, reading this poem is sort of boring to me, but as I carefully
think about the meaning, this poem is getting better as I read on.

Soua Lor from United States
Comment 80 of 426, added on April 5th, 2005 at 5:26 PM.

Your poem is so popular in my 4th grade class. I memerized your poem. You
go girl!!!!!

Janae Potts from United States
Comment 79 of 426, added on April 4th, 2005 at 6:52 PM.

i liked you poem i thought it was aiight there are some parts i disliked
though but its coo

kell from United States
Comment 78 of 426, added on April 4th, 2005 at 6:07 PM.

I have loved this poem for many years. I first heard it as a song covered
by my favorite artist, Ben Harper. I loved the song and then discovered it
was a poem by Maya Angelou. The words in this poem are very powerful.

Kate from United States
Comment 77 of 426, added on April 3rd, 2005 at 10:18 PM.

Maya Angelou is absolutely amazing!!!! Her poetry is the most touching
poetry I have ever heard. I love reading all of her poetry but this is my
favorite because it is so meaningful, and the images are so amazingly
clear!

Anna Doughty

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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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