About Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou was an eminent contemporary african-american poet and writer. She is best referred as the poet and author of 6 autobiographical books which narrates all important episodes on her life. The poem largely acclaimed by the international literary community contributed largely to her world recognition. She was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for her first collection of poems "Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie". Here are featured some of her most favorite fantastic poems along with her best poem Phenomenal Woman.
The most popular of her best and famous poems: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, recites a part of her difficult adolescence and racist attacks in Arkansas.