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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 56 of 446, 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 446, 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

Jasmine from United States
Comment 54 of 446, 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 446, 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 446, 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 446, added on February 20th, 2005 at 6:14 PM.

I loved this poem it was so awesome!!!

Lyndsae from United States
Comment 50 of 446, 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
Comment 49 of 446, added on February 12th, 2005 at 8:06 PM.

I reall enjoy reading this poem. It is one of the most inspiring things I
ever read. This poem encouraged me to keep my head up when things go wrong.
It taught me to keep my sense of humor through all the rain and pain.

Brittany from United States
Comment 48 of 446, added on February 12th, 2005 at 2:18 PM.

This is one of my Favorite Poems for me it is poem of Encouragement when
I'm feeling down and low. What a "Distinguished Woman" we have in Mother

Shirley Wade from United States
Comment 47 of 446, added on February 10th, 2005 at 9:10 AM.

I tip my hat to Maya - she is an inspiration to everyone. Not only is this
poem moving but her entire career has been incouraging. She is a role model
of stregnth, confidence and good old fashion tenacity.

Krista from United Kingdom

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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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