Two Poems – Maya Angelou

Wonder A day drunk with the nectar of nowness weaves its way between the years to find itself at the flophouse of night to sleep and be seen no more. Will I be less dead because I wrote this poem or you more because you read it long years hence. ……. …… …… ……. Tears…

Woman Work – Maya Angelou Poems

Woman Work I’ve got the children to tend The clothes to mend The floor to mop The food to shop Then the chicken to fry Then baby to dry I got company to feed The garden to weed I’ve got the shirts to press The tots to dress The cane to be cut I gotta…

MAYA ANGELOU-POEMS: Caged Bird

A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing 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…