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Comment 31 of 311, added on April 8th, 2005 at 9:04 PM.

this poem is very nice. I like her materials. I lovvvvvvvve this poem!

Vicki from United States
Comment 30 of 311, added on April 7th, 2005 at 8:32 PM.

i really relate toi this poem .i have a disibility .and growing up w/one is
hard your allways trying to prove you can do stuff like everyone else you
want to be like everyone else .even when you cant .then there lots of
ingorents and predugyut from people who dont give you a change that come
from teachers i had some who were good my family hrelped me alot and still
do .but people are afried of what diff .that there hanicap

stefanie from United States
Comment 29 of 311, added on April 4th, 2005 at 10:58 AM.

This was one of the most beautiful poems I have eva read. I to like to
write poems. I loved the way the poem described the way you felt.At least
by the way it was writen it seems like that is how you felt.


Kristen Ayscue from United States
Comment 28 of 311, added on April 1st, 2005 at 1:52 PM.

This poem is an excellent portrayal of the struggles of life itself and the
way in which different people in possibly the same situation, view the
obstacle. Life condition plays an intrigal part in whether we win or lose
in life; I do believe that Maya Angelou depicts these choices in this most
powerful poem and the namesake for her autobiography. In that too, she so
aptly made aware to the reader, that determination and courage are most
important in overcoming hardships; also the way in which one views one's
situation is adamant in the eventual outcome. Kudos to this most eloquent
and down-to-earth woman, whom I look to as a literary mentor.

Alma Wallace from United States
Comment 27 of 311, added on March 31st, 2005 at 1:30 PM.

I really love this poem. It just inspiring and i can't get enough of Maya
Angelou

Brittany from United States
Comment 26 of 311, added on March 23rd, 2005 at 12:04 PM.

i thought that this was herworst work yet she is a powerful black women who
represents for me and my life strugglesbut not in this poem.


maggie from Antigua and Barbuda
Comment 25 of 311, added on March 23rd, 2005 at 12:04 PM.

i thought that this was her best work yet she is a powerful black women who
represents for me and my life struggles.

symonne from United States
Comment 24 of 311, added on March 21st, 2005 at 2:43 PM.

Rently my twelve year old son had to do a class project that involved
poems. He chose "Caged Bird" probably because I play it often in the car on
the Brandford Marsales CD. We had many discussions because he didn't quite
understand the significance of caged birds and free birds. It became very
clear to him as we drove through our neighborhood and I compared ours to
some of the whealthier ones we sometimes drive through. We also discussed
the difference between those who are poor and those who are not. In an
instant it became very clear to him why you used these anologies. Thank you
so much You are the greatest. Peace and Blessings

Ossie from United States
Comment 23 of 311, added on March 17th, 2005 at 9:14 PM.

I had to read Mya Angelou's I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings for a classic
college project in english. At first when I heard it was a biography I
groaned. Automatically I assumed it was going to be a dull book about
someone's sucky yet reimbursing life. Boy, was I wrong. It truly is a
classic and I encourage many to read this inspiring novel!

Rosita Ortega from United States
Comment 22 of 311, added on March 15th, 2005 at 7:52 PM.

This is one of my favorite poems and Maya Angelou is my favorite author. At
my school we are reading the book "I know why the caged bird sings" and it
is a very good book. I really admire Maya's work, especially this
poem!!!!!!! I really recommend it!!!!

Claudia from Belize

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Poet: Maya Angelou
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