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10 Most Famous Poems by Maya Angelou
Born Marguerite Annie Johnson , Maya Angelou — was an African American writer who is most famous for her poems and seven autobiographies. She was a prolific poet who explored numerous themes in her poems including that of women, love, loss, music, struggle, discrimination and racism. Her poems continue to be extremely popular and have been called the anthems of African Americans. Fall gently, snowflakes. In this poem, the narrator is a stay-at-home mother who is engaged in a long day of tiring work. In the first stanza, she lists, without complaining, the various household chores she has to complete in a single day.
Roses are red Mexicans are brown thats my race so don't put it down! Omggggg loveee this poemmmmmmm Report Reply. I love this poem: - Report Reply. Share this page:. Autoplay next video. Poems About Pride.
Oh Pisa tower through the ages miraculously standing a symbol of pride though condemnation threatens And perhaps one day you shall kiss the soil. Majestic tower made famous by leaning. The passage of time unbalanced you, But still you stand forever stalwart. Honor of your country. Report Reply.
#10 Woman Work
It's like living in a light bulb, with the leaves Like filaments and the sky a shell of thin, transparent glass Enclosing the late heaven of a summer day, a canopy Of incandescent blue above the dappled sunlight golden on the grass. She had the blondest hair,. Which fell across her shoulders, and a dress of almost phosphorescent blue. She liked Ayn Rand. We went down to the Village for a drink, Where I contrived to miss the last bus to New Jersey, and at 3 a. And fooled around on its dilapidated couch. An early morning bus She'd come to see her brother , dinner plans and missed connections And a message on his door about the Jersey shore.
The brightest minds of our past dedicated themselves to poetry. Their work continues to inspire, amaze, and help to educate poets today. Leave a comment or a question on one of these famous poems, or check out our free courses to learn how to write in certain styles like the sonnet. Interested in helping add or translate classic poems? Please join our researchers. The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom see through his bars of rage his wings are clipped and his feet are tied so he opens his throat to sing.