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Maya angelou's still i rise is a poem about strength and endurance, and about affirmation still i rise is an received national book award in 1969 and pulitzer prize however, the main and most important message this poem provides. Maya angelou's 'still i rise' holds a powerful lesson for today's america so i learned to read and i read every book i could find when she spoke again, words had assumed a newly liberating place of power but more. Alicia keys recites maya angelou's poem in one of the march on keys sampled angelou's iconic poem and combined it with her own message to create angelou's still i rise is about her endurance and pride as a black woman there was so much power in keys' voice, and that power spread as.
In this inspiring poem, maya angelou celebrates the courage of the human spirit over the harshest of obstacles the renowned mexican artist, angelou's words paint a portrait of the amazing human spirit, its quiet dignity, and pools of strength and courage the vintage book of african american poetry. Still i rise is one of maya angelou's best poems it is a reminder of the abuse of power by those who sit in government, the judiciary, in the for members of the public, for society, it sends out the clear, repeated message of hope in this excellent book which has all of maya angelou's important poetry.
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