Saturday, April 23, 2011

The Detached by Maya Angelou

The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou Maya Angelou: Poems

Yesterday's poem of the day didn't push after staying in draft mode, so you get two today.

The Detached by Maya Angelou has appeared in a few of her collections. It references Bluebeard although it isn't directly about the tale. But, as always, it is a powerful poem by a wonderful poet and writer. I've had the opportunity to hear her speak during one of her tours and it was a beautiful experience.

Please remember that this is copyrighted. It is actually available all over the web, but to discourage copying and pasting, I am providing an image of it. I am posting this in promotion of her work and books listed above. Maya Angelou: Poems is only $6.99 and a wonderful collection to own. Now here is the poem:

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