Phenomenal Women

Phenomenal Women a Poem – by Maya Angelou 1928–2014

Maya Angelou’s poetry is so fierce and bold, it breaks the stereotypes of women the world holds. She has written and spoken her poetry. When you hear her recite, or read the word; the tears that we shed as women stop in their tracks, and stir in us a boldness, courage, and give us the strength to carry on.

Today, I would like to share a Youtube video of a version of Phenomenal Women – by Sandhya Raju / Modern Kuchipudi / Performance Poetry – note that the ending of the poem has been changed. Here are the words of the original written by Maya Angelou from the PoetryFoundation.org website.

**This Video is stunning ** So to all the women out there don’t forget to be Phenomenal Women. Below this video is are the words to the poem and also a link to another video with Maya reading the poem.

Maya Angelou 1928–2014 – was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. Her story is amazing; she wrote seven autobiographies and so much more. But, her story is sad, but from sadness, strength arises. She did not crumble, but she became … Read her Wiki page to find out more.

Here is a Youtube video of Maya Angelou reciting her poem.

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14 thoughts on “Phenomenal Women

  1. Oh my goodness, how amazing both of these videos are. The poem is exquisite and so powerful. I loved the recitation by Maya, and the first video by Sandhya is absolutely magnificent. Thank you for sharing these with us, Bella.

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