Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
September 4th, 2015 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 294,687 comments.
Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 
41 [42] 43 44

Comment 24 of 434, added on December 12th, 2004 at 8:42 PM.

To Eric and Abdula...both of you are pretty gay for taking the time out of
your apparently pretty boring lives to diss Angelou. she's pretty
dank...and you're both pretty pathetic. props to Opinionated...but Kerry's
a douchebag:)

meghan from United States
Comment 23 of 434, added on December 9th, 2004 at 1:58 PM.

i really did enjoy this poem it helps me out on my bad and sad day it gives
me the strenth i need to go on day by day it lets me know no matter what i
go throught i too will rise.

deborah from United States
Comment 22 of 434, added on December 9th, 2004 at 5:22 AM.

when every am feeling down and read this poem it give me courage "STILL I
RISE". THANK MAYA
EMMA
XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

emma
Comment 21 of 434, added on December 8th, 2004 at 7:40 PM.

This is an awesome poem! It gives me strength and courage!!!

aisha from United States
Comment 20 of 434, added on December 3rd, 2004 at 8:01 AM.

These words speak to anyone who has had to pull themselves up and out from
under. thank you Maya.

Debbie from United Kingdom
Comment 19 of 434, added on November 30th, 2004 at 4:35 PM.

I really love and admire the work of Maya. This poem has reminded me that I
can be successful despite all the opposition that I may face along the way.
Thank you Maya for such powerful words.

Adriana from Trinidad and Tobago, Republic
Comment 18 of 434, added on November 29th, 2004 at 10:11 PM.

Although I agree that the message of this poem is absoultely beautiful, the
way in which the poem is written seems extremely amateur. There is not
nearly enough deep emotion to this poem - just angry words and sarcasm. She
might as well be yelling this at some racist she meets at the grocery
store; writing a poem in this voice is not effective at all. I personally
don't like it.

Dee from Canada
Comment 17 of 434, added on November 24th, 2004 at 9:44 AM.

I really injoyed reading all of your poems. you are an inspiring women and
know how to keep other people feeling your words and were you are comming
from. keep it up!!!!!

Latisha from United States
Comment 16 of 434, added on November 18th, 2004 at 4:59 PM.

This ia awesome poem .Maya Angelou is a great poet.She is one of my
favorites.Her poems always touch me in a way like no one else.This poem is
telling me that no matter what she went through,no matter what people said,
no matter who tried to put her down, she rose.She kept her head up high.

peta-gay from United States
Comment 15 of 434, added on November 17th, 2004 at 11:08 PM.

i liked it a lot

emma from Canada

This poem has been commented on more than 10 times. Click below to see the other comments.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 
21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 
41 [42] 43 44
Share |


Information about Still I Rise

Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Still I Rise
Added: Feb 9 2004
Viewed: 8092 times
Poem of the Day: Jun 4 2004


Add Comment

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding this poem better? If they are accepted, they will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.

Do not post questions, pleas for homework help or anything of the sort, as these types of comments will be removed. The proper place for questions is the poetry forum.

Please note that after you post a comment, it can take up to an hour before it is visible on the website! Rest assured that your comment is not lost, so don't enter your comment again.

Comment on: Still I Rise
By: Maya Angelou

Name: (required)
E-mail Address: (required)
Country:
Show E-mail Address:
Yes No
Subject:
Poem Comments:

Poem Info

Angelou Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links