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Comment 151 of 311, added on April 8th, 2011 at 11:05 AM.
I know why the caged bird sings

I think this poem is a beautiful poem because it has a soft tone to it. I
also think its a great poem because
Maya Angelou put much feeling into it. I think Maya Angelou is By far the
best poet in history.

Nancie from United States
Comment 150 of 311, added on March 14th, 2011 at 1:59 PM.
poetry

wi love me some maya angelou i could read her poems all day if i could but
i dont have none of her books i wish i had them

diametria from United States
Comment 149 of 311, added on February 12th, 2011 at 12:11 AM.
The bird represents a lot of us

This is a brilliant piece that tells so much of what many people are in
(situations) It may be personal cages or any other that prevent us from
experiencing the joys of life. It is so full of emotion and written with
skill, I love it a lot.

Clemence Chinyani from United States
Comment 148 of 311, added on December 1st, 2010 at 12:15 AM.
we all have a bit of cage

this poem reminds us that everyone has a bit of cage around them. Maya
suffered a lot growing up, but that suffering she turned into something
larger than its source - for this she is ultimately admirable

Dee from United States
Comment 147 of 311, added on October 24th, 2010 at 2:57 PM.
Buckshot Lefonque

I came to hear about this poem when I heard Buckshot Lefonque sing about
it. Both the poem and the song did move me greatly.

Aad de Jong from Netherlands
Comment 146 of 311, added on September 17th, 2010 at 3:41 PM.
I know why the caged bird sings

Bland versifying that cannot compare with Gerard Manley Hopkins 'daregale
skylark' poem on the same theme.

Steve Charters from New Zealand
Comment 145 of 311, added on August 19th, 2010 at 5:36 PM.
i know why the cadge bird sing

i all ways love this poem growing up with a disiblity i can so realte to
this in a way i still cant verbleize the coumputer has been the cadge door
that open an set me free to coummcte my thought better

stefanie from United States
Comment 144 of 311, added on July 21st, 2010 at 12:01 PM.
I know why the caged bird sings

Its a touching poem that depicts a life of a prisoner and someone that has
freedom no one's freedom should be trampled upon.'You can reach for the
stars' the sky is the starting point .Thanks Maya.

Nana Abena from Ghana
Comment 143 of 311, added on April 15th, 2010 at 5:27 AM.
I know Why The Caged Bird Sings

deeply and profoundly sad, yet beautiful.......the part about longing for
something you are unaware of, but longing for it anyway because some part
of you knows and has the imprint of it, really touches my heart......such
tragedies exist unfortunately.

Linda McCue from United States
Comment 142 of 311, added on April 3rd, 2010 at 3:42 AM.
good

it's a good poem.........
be the best forever for you.


trisno from indonesia

trisno from Indonesia

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Poet: Maya Angelou
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