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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 83 of 453, added on April 7th, 2005 at 3:25 PM.

this is a very good poem

ana from United States
Comment 82 of 453, 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 453, 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 453, 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 453, 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 453, 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 453, 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

Anna Doughty
Comment 76 of 453, added on April 3rd, 2005 at 9:53 PM.

Iloved this poem its like when this man is trying to put her down but she
rises aboes his head.

kmwilliams from United States
Comment 75 of 453, added on March 31st, 2005 at 7:08 PM.

Still i rise has always been a poem that hold so much power especially for
me as a african american women. Its an inspiration that whatever i go
through i can overcome it,it makes me want to work when others have written
me to fail. Still i rise is a gesture saying to those who assume and dare
me to fail that no matter what live throws at me i will stand because i am
strong willing and able

Quanesha from United States
Comment 74 of 453, added on March 31st, 2005 at 6:48 AM.

im 12 and in the 6th grade ALL of my friends ditched me and i come home
crying every night i loved this poem and for once im actually happy (a

margaret 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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