And Still I Rise by Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a very exceptional and successful African American female. This is one of many of her famous poems "And Still I Rise". The website gives a good view on how others viewed Ms.

Emily Dickinson ~ "Hope is the thing with feathers..."

Emily Dickinson ~ "Hope is the thing with feathers." Yes Hope- you are the thing with feathers. Mom loves you.

I am the master of my fate, the captain of my soul

My favorite poem. I love this - 'I am the master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul." This poem inspired Nelson Mandela during his 27 years in prison.

Poetry, Oh How We Love You! - TwinCitiesView                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Hold fast to dreams/ for if dreams die/ life is a broken-winged bird/ that cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams/ for when dreams go/ life is a barren field/frozen with snow.

Did you know that Robert Frost's infamous poem "The Road Not Taken" has a World War I back story? Follow the link to read the story.

Did you know that Robert Frost's infamous poem "The Road Not Taken" has a World War I back story?

Rudyard Kipling's famous poem "If"

Rudyard Kipling's famous poem "If". Someone you will know for writing Jungle Book also wrote this poem "IF" (or a WOman ;

Pablo Neruda Quotes In Spanish. QuotesGram 'I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.'

My all time favorite poem. Pablo Neruda Sonnet XVII - Read at my wedding in both Spanish and English. No one else knew love like Neruda.

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William Wordsworth I recall having to learn this off by heart at school. I can still recite it to this day. I love this poem, especially as I am Welsh and the Daffodil our National flower.

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