Still I Rise

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Maya Angelou reciting “Still I Rise“–in case you’re feeling be-Job-ed today and need of the consolation of literature or if you have doubts about the existence of true poetry in the present age. (Printed text of the poem is here.)

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3 Responses to “Still I Rise”

  1. YoJohnny
    at 12:11 pm on January 4, 2011

    Pure poetry? You’ve got to be kidding me. Pure garbage is more like it. Maya Angelou is exactly what is wrong with today’s poetry.

  2. Emily Colette Wilkinson
    at 12:51 pm on January 4, 2011

    Dear Mr. YoJohnny,

    How delightful to have such eloquent, intelligent, and civil readers as you. My warmest regards to you and my best wishes for lovely day, Emily

  3. Things to ponder : 7 January 2011 « The Wrong Empire
    at 11:35 pm on January 7, 2011

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