Her smile was like gold,
Her lines were often bold,
Her stories of wisdom told,
In books that are now sold.
 
She has left the earth,
A new soul in heaven, like a birth,
Nobody else like her,
Though we may search.
 
The queen of poetry,
She arises,
Into the hearts of humankind,
For all time.

(2014)

Dedicated to Maya Angelou who has just left us. A wonderful poet who will be missed.

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Barb Clarke
over 5 years

Thanks Charlotte. Maya is one of my favorite poets also.

Charlotte B. Williams
over 5 years

I knew this was about Maya Angelou as soon as I started to read it. She was one of my favorites. Thanks for this beautiful poem.

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