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Maya Angelou’s Impeccable Conception

April 26, 2009

It’s poetry time. Here’s the always lovely, Maya Angelou

Impeccable Conception
By Maya Angelou

I met a Lady Poet
who took for inspiration
colored birds, and whispered words,
a lover’s hesitation.

A falling leaf could stir her.
A wilting, dying rose
would make her write, both day and night,
the most rewarding prose.

She’d find a hidden meaning
in every pair of pants,
then hurry home to be alone
and write about romance.

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  1. Student permalink
    May 11, 2011 3:40 pm

    What does the line ” a lovers hesitation” mean? What Is the significance? Thanks! Love the poem:)

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