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

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Comment 24 of 554, 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 554, 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 554, 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
Comment 21 of 554, added on March 10th, 2005 at 12:33 PM.

If you've read Mia's heart of a woman you will also understand this poem
even more.

Mary Brown from United States
Comment 20 of 554, added on March 9th, 2005 at 6:23 PM.

Angelou is an awesome poet. She puts a lot of feeling into her poems and
inspires me. Her poems have deep meaning and I am so glad she is a poet.
She makes the worls an interesting place to be. THANKS, MAYA ANGELOU!

Ammu Vijay from United States
Comment 19 of 554, added on February 17th, 2005 at 5:30 PM.

I reallyliked your poem.It was very butifull are you sad in the poem itwas

jessica flores from United States
Comment 18 of 554, added on February 16th, 2005 at 10:17 PM.

My step-daughter has to do a essay on the caged bird, I read it once and
didnt really read it, but know she has to memorize it for a presentation,
so she says it outloud over and over and every time i hear it it makes me
think of the courage this woman had to pull through and to be that caged
bird no longer.. TO BE Free!!!

crystal from United States
Comment 17 of 554, added on February 15th, 2005 at 6:13 AM.

That poem is so inspirational, it makes me feel like im in a shore on the
beach watching the waves flow and hearing the song sung in my head. I feel
so, so, good, i really cant describe the feeling. Its like when you take a
deep breath and you exhale slowly while you are day-dreaming romantically.

KaguyaHime from Canada
Comment 16 of 554, added on February 11th, 2005 at 2:44 PM.

Here is a poem I wrote after reading '...Caged Bird...'

Golden sunrise...morning dew glistens...the serenity of silence. A song
bird shatters the calm like a sledge hammer through a plate glass window.
I grab my .22 and fire...silence once more. The glory of the sunrise.

Rod Rippke from United States
Comment 15 of 554, added on February 5th, 2005 at 2:44 PM.

I know now why Mya Angelou is held in such high asteam.After Reading her
accoplishments and poetry my breath is taken away.I thank God for putting a
person like Maya on this earth. For us to benefit from Her wisdom and
talent,She is undoubtly an icon in our midst to be cherished forver.Stay
well, Mya Angelou.

joanne joyce from Canada

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Poet: Maya Angelou
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