Tribute to Maya Angelou

Celebrate the life of Maya Angelou

 

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

 

On May 28th, 2014, Dr. Maya Angelou passed away. She was a poet, activist, novelist and all-around amazing individual. She was, and will always continue to be, an inspiration for people around the world.

The team at Power Poetry is opening this slam for you to pay tribute to Dr. Angelou. What impact did she have on your life? Your poetry? How did her story inspire you? And how did she encourage you to create real and lasting change?

Add your poems to celebrate her life, her words and--most importantly--her deeds.

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WARNING! Some poems contain explicit language.
A friend once told me that we don't die, we're just simply at rest. Like, a music notation and the energy never dies. 
3 months 1 week ago
the stars whose shadows need life whose life needs eyes and a meek vibe a vibe of a tyke, who can hide
9 months 1 week ago
the stars whose shadows need life whose life needs eyes and a meek vibe a vibe of a tyke, who can hide
9 months 1 week ago
I come from a long line of broad-shoulder women Strong women who can carry their own
1 year 5 days ago
alexis karpouzos: Check yourself
When one door opens, another closes.this is the eternity's circle,mistakes belongs to us, but not all,  
1 year 4 months ago