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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 59 of 429, 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 429, 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 429, 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 429, 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 429, 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
Comment 54 of 429, added on February 22nd, 2005 at 3:09 PM.

This poem is an inspiration to every one I think.Iwill never forget this
poem because no matter what you go through u will still rise and as i
always say never give up hope for hope will never give up on you because
its used to be an inspiration to every one

Paige Oates from United States
Comment 53 of 429, added on February 22nd, 2005 at 1:50 PM.

maya angelou poems are the greatest i enjoy receiting every one of them i
learn, over and over again. thank you maya angelou.

sandra from United States
Comment 52 of 429, added on February 22nd, 2005 at 9:32 AM.

Maya speaks in a tone of pride and confidence in herself which I believe
young black women in South Africa must come to a realization of for the
very survival of our country and it's new identity.

kabelo from South Africa
Comment 51 of 429, added on February 20th, 2005 at 6:14 PM.

I loved this poem it was so awesome!!!

Lyndsae from United States
Comment 50 of 429, added on February 13th, 2005 at 4:57 PM.

I feel that this is a very inspiring poem.It really relates to me because
people will try and put you down but when ever they try to do that to me I
just think about this poem,"still I Rise."

Ashley 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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