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Maya Angelou Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou born Marguerite Ann Johnson on April 4, 1928) is an American author and poet who has been called "America's most visible black female autobiographer" by scholar Joanne M. Braxton. She is best known for her series of six autobiographical volumes, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences. The first and most highly acclaimed, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969), tells of her first seventeen years. It brought her international recognition, and was nominated for a National Book Award. She has been awarded over 30 honorary degrees and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her 1971 volume of poetry, Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie. Poems
A Conceit by Maya Angelou Alone by Maya Angelou I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou Insomniac by Maya Angelou Men by Maya Angelou Momma Welfare Roll by Maya Angelou Passing Time by Maya Angelou Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou Refusal by Maya Angelou Remembrance by Maya Angelou The Lesson by Maya Angelou The Rock Cries Out to Us Today by Maya Angelou Touched by An Angel by Maya Angelou Weekend Glory by Maya Angelou When You Come by Maya Angelou Woman Work by Maya Angelou
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