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Analysis and comments on Touched by An Angel by Maya Angelou

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Comment 36 of 446, added on January 2nd, 2006 at 4:52 AM.

I love this poem. :)

Afzal from Singapore
Comment 35 of 446, added on December 12th, 2005 at 7:08 PM.

Im glad that there are people like Maya Angelou that inspire us to continue
in life showing us the beauty of things like love. This poem is awesome.

Karen from United States
Comment 34 of 446, added on November 26th, 2005 at 11:49 AM.

i liked this poem it was really nice. i have never read a poem about love
that was as beautiful as this one. It is truely a masterpiece. i have just
finished reading "I know why the caged bird sings" also by Maya Angelouy na
di think that she is a truely admirable person that has experienced the
hard ships of life as an African American woman andd i respect her very

mmm from United Kingdom
Comment 33 of 446, added on October 29th, 2005 at 10:10 PM.

this poem is beautiful and illustrates the power of love .....it also
reminds me that you cant run from it ....you cant hide

racquel from Jamaica
Comment 32 of 446, added on September 28th, 2005 at 8:52 AM.

I am 14. You are my role model. You always inspire me. I am made fun of.
But your poems help me keep my head held high. thank you.

Mina Lubel from United States
Comment 31 of 446, added on September 13th, 2005 at 11:36 PM.

Wow, this is one of the best love poems I've ever read! It describes love
perfectly: It heals, it hurts, but in the end it sets us free.

Olivia from United States
Comment 30 of 446, added on September 10th, 2005 at 2:24 PM.

She didn`t mention ANGELS, but that doesn`t mean she it has not meaning. It
is a wonderful poem

Aimée from Luxembourg
Comment 29 of 446, added on August 7th, 2005 at 6:19 AM.

Dear Anthony
I read your comments on the Maya Angelou poetry website regarding the poem
‘Touched By An Angel’ and I want to say that it really is OK to be sad –
for a while, no one wants to be sad for a long time. Think about this
though: If you were not given the gift of sadness to experience, how would
you really understand and interpret the experience and feeling of happiness
when the angel of happiness touched your life and brought with it all the
love and joy or whatever it is that happiness means for you, to you? For
me, the happiness I search for is the freedom to love and be loved. It
involves great risk and great pain, but the rewards turn out again and
again to be beyond my wildest expectations.
May your spirit soar with the angels.

Philippa Castle from South Africa
Comment 28 of 446, added on August 6th, 2005 at 12:49 PM.

I just heard on KFM radio to Google you and read a poem of yours. Now they
are playing - as I type - I saw an angel. You're beautiful, it's true!
Did you notice the anagram? I live in love and synchronicity and I am
permanently "Touched By An Angel". I have felt the extremes of love, the
pain, the bliss, the ecstacy - and this poem describes it beautifully. To
me the existential paradox of life is to be afraid of love, when all there
is, is love and fear!

Philippa Castle from South Africa
Comment 27 of 446, added on June 5th, 2005 at 11:20 PM.


XIARIA from United States

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