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Comment 34 of 434, added on January 18th, 2005 at 8:16 PM.

I receited this poem in February at our church Black History program. I
really enjoyed reading and speaking this play and I encouraged women who
are "struggling" to read this poem, I guarantee you, it will give you

morgan from United States
Comment 33 of 434, added on January 16th, 2005 at 6:57 PM.

This poem speaks to me of integrity, strength and the ability to stand up
when you feel like staying down. It doesn't matter if you are black or
white, it speaks to women and the power they possess, must retain, and to
continue to gain. Maya, you speak for women everywhere, of all races and
stations in life.

debbra from United States
Comment 32 of 434, added on January 11th, 2005 at 3:16 PM.

This poem really did some to me Maya.After all I have been threw this poem
let's me know that still I rise.Maya aslong as you live you best belive you
will always rise.I love you.

Shlynda Askew from United States
Comment 31 of 434, added on January 9th, 2005 at 7:02 PM.

I agree with most of the people who wrote a comment. to me she saying that
no matter what anyone do to her she is going to rise and be on top.

Kenitra from United States
Comment 30 of 434, added on January 7th, 2005 at 11:57 PM.

MS Angelou,
I have enjoyed your poetry for years it has help through my
deployment. It has given me hope that one day I will be home laughing and
talking with my wife and kids, some day,some day soon I pray.

Hope you get this
SGT. Ward, Christopher
514th Med CO (GA) HOOAH

SGT. Ward, Christopher from United States
Comment 29 of 434, added on January 4th, 2005 at 11:40 AM.

I really love this poem;it expresses the physical acspects of myself.
Everytime I read this poem it always make me think how people actually

Comment 28 of 434, added on December 24th, 2004 at 3:35 PM.

I love your poem "Still I Rise" all I wont is to see u in person 1 time.I
wont to wrie poems but I don't think poet is for me, but I LIKE TO sing
write me back

Tweetyboo from United States
Comment 27 of 434, added on December 23rd, 2004 at 9:25 PM.

i love mya angelou and i give her the up most respect as a poet my self i
bow down when i see a great poet such as herself.

sharee from United States
Comment 26 of 434, added on December 20th, 2004 at 5:27 PM.

this is the latino queen
finest girl you have ever seen
i have been a player since i was thirteen
my height is 5ft 2
even though im short dont mess with me
but incase you do
you will be meeting my shoe
up you ass it will go
so dont mess with me you little hoe
i have nice eyes
cute lips and big thyze
nice light brown skin complection
dont you think my parents made a beautifull invention
no i dont mean no machine
i mean a human bein'!
i fuck better than anybody in this world
so holla back at your girl

newayz i loved the poem, she is really good

Comment 25 of 434, added on December 13th, 2004 at 11:06 AM.

This is a beautiful poem. It incourages me to be all that I can be and
never let anyone put me down.

Shantavia 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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