A Maya Angelou Poem for the Days we just Can’t Make it on our Own.


I heard this poem for the first time 28 years ago.

I was 11 years old, sitting in my living room watching “Poetic Justice,” Maya Angelou‘s words filling the air.

This week, I found myself repeating two lines from this poem over and over in my head. They seemed to pop into my mind randomly — or…




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