Maya Angelou Wind Poems
- 1. Caged Bird
The free bird leaps
on the back of the wind
and floats downstream
till the current ends
- 2. Alone
How to find my soul a home
Where water is not thirsty
- 3. Woman Work
I've got the children to tend
The clothes to mend
The floor to mop
The food to shop
- 4. Awaking In New York
Curtains forcing their will
against the wind,
exchanging dreams with
- 5. We Had Him
Beloveds, now we know that we know nothing
Now that our bright and shining star can slip away from our fingertips like a puff of summer wind
Without notice, our dear love can escape our doting embrace
- 6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
A free bird leaps on the back
Of the wind and floats downstream
Till the current ends and dips his wing
In the orange suns rays
- 7. On Aging
When you see me sitting quietly,
Like a sack left on the shelf,
Don?t think I need your chattering.
I?m listening to myself.
- 8. Our Grandmothers
She lay, skin down in the moist dirt,
the canebrake rustling
with the whispers of leaves, and
loud longing of hounds and
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Ntebaleng: She is a great poet. She writes from the heart and shares her own stories with the world. Such an incredible writer
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Richard C Martin: Words and thoughts that I think are beautiful, and wish they were mine.
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Wegolonyo Wod Ker: Wow. . .infinity, in her gown yet the world must hold. Maya what a mighty pen from thy heart shall blood forever more. High regards!
Zeb Nicklin: Birds have wings suppressed so sings
depressed and leans on Bill Withers & Sam Cooke ilk
that A change gonna come before too long
same old song rhythm & blues diff day same issues
Let it be open the door aint no words of wisdom
you lining u the prisons
Listen to Bob & see Stevie innervisions!