In 1993, at President Bill Clinton’s inauguration, Angelou read her poem “On the Pulse of Morning.” -first poet to make an inaugural recitation since Robert Frost at John F. Kennedy’s inauguration in 1961
Maya Angelou touches people with her poetry, autobiographies, speeches and writings.
Not only is her poetry “spiritually uplifting and full of hope,” 5 it’s also motivating, moving, honest, humorous, strong, and beautiful.
Each of her poems are touching and liberating in their own unique way
Angelou’s poems bring memories and clear perspective into our lives
Angelou’s writings have brought change to society, creating diversity in literature and the theater. Her autobiographies provide readers with insights on the growth of black women in the twentieth century.
The world has had the opportunity to be blessed with Maya Angelou’s presence, and as it is that she continues to write, readers and fans will continue to be awed by her flawless style and way with words.