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 »

Where is Maya Angelou today?

As of 2010, famed poet, educator, activist and novelist Maya Angelou divides her time between the two town homes she owns in Harlem and her 18-room house in the Winston-Salem area of North Carolina... Read More »

When was Maya Angelou born& when did she die?

African-American writer and activist Maya Angelou was born April 4, 1928. She is best known for her autobiographical novel "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" and also for her poem for the occasion o... Read More »