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Analysis and comments on Men by Maya Angelou

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Comment 14 of 304, added on February 27th, 2005 at 4:04 PM.

I think this poem describes the progessing stages of abuse and the life
long effect it leaves even when a woman is able to get away from it. Maya
Angelou is a very talented and powerful writer. I have read almost
everything she has done and they have all touched me in different ways. She
is my inspiration in my writing and in my fight to be a good woman. Thank
you Maya.

Christine from United States
Comment 13 of 304, added on February 20th, 2005 at 4:14 PM.

I REALLY LIKED THIS POEM I THINK IT MEANS THAT YOU HAVE THOSE FIRST TIMES
WITH A MAN BUT IT DONT ALWAYS TURN OUT GOOD

KEYAH
Comment 12 of 304, added on February 3rd, 2005 at 6:51 PM.

I love this poem it really toucheed me

lauren from United States
Comment 11 of 304, added on February 1st, 2005 at 9:03 AM.

i love this poem the thing you are saying is so true
thank you for helping me with this poem.

vain from United States
Comment 10 of 304, added on January 30th, 2005 at 4:27 PM.

this poem is wonderful and entirely true

lil C from United States
Comment 9 of 304, added on January 23rd, 2005 at 5:12 PM.

I think that everyone should know what maya is trying to say.Every man has
a little bit or more control over almost any women.If a man plays his cards
right he can get anything out of a women. Finacial,mental,sexual.Only if
she feels he is worth it all.

Tiffany from United States
Comment 8 of 304, added on January 19th, 2005 at 2:13 PM.

It's an ok poem. again, you can tell that she's an expert at writing
poetry, but she never quite appeals to my moods!

-cindyxxx

Cynthia Pichardo
Comment 7 of 304, added on January 12th, 2005 at 4:33 PM.

while i was reading this poem i thought this is not u riting it but i didnt
enjoy reading

lil m from Ireland
Comment 6 of 304, added on January 11th, 2005 at 3:07 PM.

I understand exactly were she's coming from.As for me Ican feel everything
she feels.Maya you are an inspiration to me and everone else.

shlynda askew from United States
Comment 5 of 304, added on January 8th, 2005 at 2:31 PM.

This poem caught my attention right away. It was very real because many
girls experience these things and it happens everyday. Men are just like
this and girls have to watch out and take care of themselves.

Nicolle from United States

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Men
Added: Feb 9 2004
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