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Analysis and comments on Men by Maya Angelou

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Comment 43 of 333, added on February 9th, 2012 at 7:25 PM.

I remmeber every day of my life how my dogs made me feel, when I was a kid.
Now that I am older and they are gone, I still remmeber how they made me
feel. And I am grateful.

Shinning from Armenia
Comment 42 of 333, added on October 6th, 2011 at 2:10 PM.

I feel that this peom have a very strong message in it. I feel that women
should read this poem. Yes it may make some uncomfortable but that
uncomforable feeling might just help a woman or even a young girl be carful
of who they trust.. because in an instant the thing most precious could be
taken from you and you cant get it back...

Rachelle from United States
Comment 41 of 333, added on February 8th, 2011 at 4:48 PM.

it alright
what is wrong with this poem

joel kool from Mexico
Comment 40 of 333, added on April 5th, 2010 at 10:44 PM.
black lit

I read this poem for assignment what I'm getting is that men grabs our
attention get what they want and drop us like a bad habit. Love your self

Nicole Thurmond from United States
Comment 39 of 333, added on April 5th, 2010 at 10:44 PM.
bacl lit

I read this poem for a assinment awhat i;m getting is men grabs our
attention get what they want and drop us like a bad hab

Nicole Thurmond from United States
Comment 38 of 333, added on April 27th, 2009 at 9:05 PM.

Moving and striking! This poet is excellent and delivers.

Colleen from Australia
Comment 37 of 333, added on February 19th, 2007 at 6:56 PM.

I'm commenting from St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands.
We are not listed in the country of choice and I want everyone to know how
much this poem depicts the life and crticism we have endured on this small
island. Men look down on us and prey on our innocence as young women and
girls. Maya tells us that we have to protect our daughters as well as our
integrity. Well done, I love it....

Sugar from United States
Comment 36 of 333, added on February 13th, 2007 at 4:22 PM.

this poem is incredible and i ain't surprised because Mrs. Maya Angelou is
one the most inspiring writer to kids like me i am a young poet and i love
to write about stuff like that and so much more i thought it would be a
great to do this comment i hope Mrs.Angelou sees this

tiara willingham from United States
Comment 35 of 333, added on January 6th, 2007 at 2:20 PM.

This poem is just an example of the maturity of this woman and her
remarkable ability to articulate her body's thoughts, as well as her
mind's. It seems very clear to me. It speaks simply about the complexity
of our need for men as well as the distinct differences in our characters.
Just obvious talent in this piece. I appreciate being granted the
privelege of observing this from Maya's perspective.

Lisa from United States
Comment 34 of 333, added on May 4th, 2006 at 3:13 PM.

This is an amazing piece of poetry. It has such emotion and power. I love
it. If you think it's disgusting, then maybe you are just too immature to
read it. Many people can relate to this topic, I'm not one of them, but
there's got to be poems for everything....

lindsey from United States

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