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Analysis and comments on I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou

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Comment 35 of 315, added on April 30th, 2005 at 6:45 PM.

This poem is the first poem I have read that ever made me feel something.
I know its good because hours after I've read it my mind travels back to it
and my head runs through the words to try and find a deeper meaning. It is
truely some of her best work.

abby from United Kingdom
Comment 34 of 315, added on April 20th, 2005 at 2:36 PM.

I think this poem was really lovely and kind. i really did enjoy it.cau u
write me an poem about love and e-mail it to my address.well by the ways
THANKS AGAIN
LOVE ALWAYS:SHAWDAI LEMON
P.S. WRITE BACK SOON!!!

shawdai lemon from United States
Comment 33 of 315, added on April 20th, 2005 at 1:39 PM.

that poem described you so well you did a great job on it I wish I could
write poems JUST LIKE YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

falencia from United States
Comment 32 of 315, added on April 18th, 2005 at 2:03 PM.

This is why poetry is dying. This poem is obvious and boring. Maya Angelou
is a great woman but a lousy poet. Boo.

Freddy Nolove from United States
Comment 31 of 315, 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 315, 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 315, 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 315, 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 315, 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 315, 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

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: I know why the caged bird sings
Added: Feb 27 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 8 2007


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