My Thoughts

Still I Rise – Maya Angelou

I think becoming older and more aware of the world around me, I have begun to understand the meaning behind Maya Angelou's poetry even more. One of my friends had an encounter last week that made me incredibly sad and frustrated with the society that we live in. She said "I brushed my shoulders off… Continue reading Still I Rise – Maya Angelou

My Thoughts

Phenomenal Woman – Maya Angelou

I am not normally into poetry, probably because having sessions in English classes where I have been forced to analyze poems for their "real meaning" has turned me off them. I love this poem though because it is empowering to me, and Maya Angelou is awesome. Phenomenal Woman Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.… Continue reading Phenomenal Woman – Maya Angelou