Why I Am A Caged Bird

I am in a society that judges my skin. When I was growing up, people didn't believe in me or what I could do. I was hurt by a cruel man and he took my innocence. But I showed everyone when Why the Caged Bird Sings was published. I wrote about my feelings in a literary way. Now that my words are spoken, I feel free



this is from Maya Angelou's perspective


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