I Shall Not be Moved
In her first book of poetry since Why Don't You Sing? Maya Angelou, bestselling author of the classic autobiography I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, writes with lyric, passionate intensity that reaches out to touch the heart and mind. This memorable collection of poems exhibits Maya Angelou's unique gift for capturing the triumph and pain of being black and every man and woman's struggle to be free. Filled with bittersweet intimacies and ferocious courage, these poems are gems–many-faceted, bright with wisdom, radiant with life.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rlangston - LibraryThing
A mixed bag on first read but I found a lot more on the second. Favourites Fightin' Was Natural, Coleidge Jackson, Worker's Song, Human Family. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - lhicks5 - LibraryThing
Maya Angelou is known for her simple yet profound poetry. I think that this collection would be excellent for high school students because Angelou deals with social issues, and relays her message in a way that is not intimidating for readers who might not gravitate towards poetry. Read full review