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Literature Lust

3 Lessons from the Incomparable Maya Angelou

How a Poet Improved My Writing, My World, and My Life

Maya Angelou speaking at reception in 2007
“Maya Angelou Reception” by zsrlibrary is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Maya Angelou in person

Maya Angelou entered from the back of a big conference room. Well before I could see her, I heard her, a booming, mellifluous, voice with just a bit of gravel in it. She was striding down the aisle, singing, shouting, chanting words that…

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