Remember Maya Angelou With Four Of Her Most Famous Poems
The death of Maya Angelou, a lioness of American arts and letters, marked the end of her truly extraordinary career. She leaves behind a body of work that is, quite frankly, exhaustive. The Poetry Foundation has a full list of Angelou’s contributions to literature, poetry, theater and film and many her poems can be found on Poem Hunter.
I also thought I would share some videos of Angelou reading some of her most well-known pieces. Above is Angelou reading her famous poem “Still I Rise.” Here are a few more after the jump.
“I’m A Rainbow In Somebody’s Cloud”
“On The Pulse Of Morning,” read at President Clinton’s 1993 inauguration
Courtesy: William J. Clinton Presidential Library