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Analysis and comments on Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

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Comment 25 of 445, 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
Comment 24 of 445, 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 445, 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 445, added on December 9th, 2004 at 5:22 AM.

when every am feeling down and read this poem it give me courage "STILL I

Comment 21 of 445, 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 445, 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 445, 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 445, 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 445, 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 445, 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

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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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