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Comment 56 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 55 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 54 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 53 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 52 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 51 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 50 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:52 AM.
Revised

This poem shows the power of love. What love can be? I feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away. When you heart feels
something it does not just disappear. Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. In the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the experience of love how would someone truly know what they
are missing? Mrs. Angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost all we
are and are we will ever be. She is saying love involves great risks and
possible pain. But in the end with true love there wonít always be that
down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free and show
our true inner beauty and the true person will surface. Maya talks about
and angel in her poem. Itís not truly and angel but symbolic for love. How
swiftly and unexpectedly it could happen. That you may not even know its
there until an occurrence of pain may reveal what the heart truly feels.
You never know what you have until itís gone. Love is something to be
cherished. Until someone has loved they donít know their true self Love
sets us free...

Allison M Switzer from United States
Comment 49 of 446, added on January 4th, 2010 at 11:40 AM.
this poem

this poem shows the power of love. what love can be. i feel that we can run
all we want to from love but it will not just go away.When you heart feels
something it does not just dissapear.Love heals and hurts but there is a
good out come to it. in the end it will set you free. If someone was not
given love or the expierence of love how would someone truly know what
they are missing..Mrs. angelou is saying that love can make us. Love cost
all we are and are wwe will ever be. she is saying love involves great
risks and possiable pain. but in the end with true love there wont always
be that down fall. Love had hardships but eventually it will set us free
and show our true inner beauty and the true person weill surface. Maya
talks about and angel. but its not turly and angel but symboliasm for love.
how swiftly and unexpendenly it could happen. That you may not even know
its there untill an accourance of pain may reveal what the heart truly
feel. you never know what you have untill its gone. love sets a free...

allison from United States
Comment 48 of 446, added on May 12th, 2009 at 1:03 AM.

This poem is a great poem it reminds me of my great grandpa when he died! I
am only 11 and he died!!! (crying)This poem has a lot of inspiration in it
and it could bring you back some good memories of people that has past away
and this poem lets you know that the person you love that pasted was
touched by an angel and that angel picked him/her up and took them to a
better place than earth!!! (HEAVEN!) I miss grandpa!!!!!!!!11

paige from United States
Comment 47 of 446, added on December 28th, 2008 at 6:34 AM.

Can anyone tell me the source for Touched by an Angel in Angelo's writings?

David from United States

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Poet: Maya Angelou
Poem: Touched by An Angel
Added: Jul 29 2004
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