maya angelou poems

A Poem Buried In Snow


A POEM BURIED IN SNOW poet – Ayub Khawar In a square cottage in the middleOf a snow-covered terrainI sit wrapped in a worn-out blanket of the nightAnd there,at one corner Is placed a tray made of burnt clay On it, flickers an appalling lamp.The shrill of the sand laden Windrush through the slits of …

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Africa (By Maya Angelou) – Analysis

girl with braided hair standing while carrying boy wearing beige long sleeved top

Thus she had lain, sugarcane sweetdeserts her hair, golden her feetmountains her breasts, two Niles her tears.Thus she has lain, Black through the years.Over the white seas, rime white and coldbrigands ungentle, icicle boldtook her young daughterssold her strong sonschurched her with Jesusbled her with guns.Thus she has lainNow she is rising, remember her painremember …

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