What kind of poems does Maya Angelou write?

Answer Maya Angelou calls poetry "at once the use of language and music"; her poetry is meant to be heard aloud, with use of refrains, rhymes and assonance. Her tone is optimistic, with themes dealing wi... Read More »

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How many poems has Maya Angelou written?

Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri. She has more than 20 works of poetry published, which include the Million Man March and On the Pulse of the Morning. Maya Angelou's r... Read More »

When did Maya Angelou start writing poems?

Maya Angelou, born in 1928, first began writing poetry when she was around 12 years old. A highlight of her career was in the 1990s when President Bill Clinton asked her to write and read the first... Read More »

How many languages does maya angelou speak?

Maya Angelou speaks six languages fluently: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Arabic and Fanti, a West African language. Angelou learned many of the languages while traveling overseas in the 1950s... Read More »

What awards did maya angelou win?

Maya Angelou has won many awards throughout her long career. Most notably, she has won the Ladies Home Journal Woman of the Year Award (1975), the Presidential Medal of Arts (2000), the Lincoln Med... Read More »