“The Mask”

A combination poem from Maya Angelou and Paul Laurence Dunbar THE MASK When I think about myself I almost laugh myself to death. My life has been one great big joke! A dance that’s walked a song that’s spoke. I laugh so hard, I almos’ choke When I think about myself. You see seventy years in … Continue reading “The Mask”

In memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014): “Still I rise”

Still I Rise Maya Angelou, 1928 - 2014 You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in … Continue reading In memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014): “Still I rise”

“Enjoy Every Moment”

  Enjoy every moment by Saran P King Saying life is short is definitely a cliché, but it really is very short. Do we want to spend this short life that was granted to us, complaining, being bitter and resentful, angry and unkind to others and ourselves? Or do we want to learn all we can, do all … Continue reading “Enjoy Every Moment”

“Phenomenal Woman”

Phenomenal Woman By Maya Angelou "Many women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size    But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips,    The stride of my step,    The … Continue reading “Phenomenal Woman”