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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 64 of 424, added on March 11th, 2005 at 9:01 AM.

I like this poem because it helps me to be myself and express my feelings
out and open.

candy richards from United States
Comment 63 of 424, added on March 10th, 2005 at 8:31 AM.

I think that these poems by maya angelou are the best poems that could ever
be read. I think that the young and old should read them

Diamond from United States
Comment 62 of 424, added on March 8th, 2005 at 7:40 PM.

I THINK THAT THIS STORY IS SPOKEN WITH HEART. I THINK THAT THIS PERSON WAS
TRYING TO SAY THAT ANY THING YOU SAY WON'T BREAK HER DOWN.

Tanasia from Armenia
Comment 61 of 424, added on March 5th, 2005 at 4:49 PM.

This is a very good poem. I don't like poems usually but this is very good.
Very interesting and motivating. Keep up the good work Maya.

Natalie from Trinidad and Tobago, Republic
Comment 60 of 424, added on March 3rd, 2005 at 12:45 PM.

In my class we are studing poems and i had to ask my parents for their
favorite poems. my mom told me her favorite poem is still i rise.i had
never read it before and when i read it, it made me feel like i knew what
she was talking about.

Olivia from United States
Comment 59 of 424, added on March 3rd, 2005 at 8:22 AM.

I didn't think that I was going to be able to handle coming back to school.
But a lady from my church read this poem to me and it was inspirational.
And now I am getting ready to graduate from Indiana Business College. All
because I knew that I could rise out from the dirt of oppression and become
a diamond in the rough.

Rebekah from United States
Comment 58 of 424, added on March 3rd, 2005 at 7:39 AM.

I love this poem and I can relate to what she is saying.

from United States
Comment 57 of 424, added on February 28th, 2005 at 8:18 AM.

This is a very insperational peice of poetry that any person should enjoy
reading.

David from United States
Comment 56 of 424, added on February 24th, 2005 at 4:51 PM.

This is one of the many gems of American litterature.
It is the essence of reconciliation and motivation for the less fortunate
who have refused to give up or give in. It pledges Freedom.
Thank you Maya

Garvin Daniel from United States
Comment 55 of 424, added on February 23rd, 2005 at 5:59 PM.

This Poem is like no other. this make's women all over the world proud of
who they are.also this poem makes me think of things that people uses to
say to me when they i start to say some parts of this poem and when ido I
feel so glad inside and it brings a smile to my face thats why i love this
poem

Jasmine 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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