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Maya Angelou Remembered on Squidoo

Upon the news of her passing, we asked the members of our Squidoo Book Club to create new lenses that pay tribute to the brilliant work of Maya Angelou.

Here’s 5 of the lenses we received.

In Person - Maya Angelou

1. In Person – Maya Angelou

I owned several volumes of her poetry. I knew her face from TV appearances. I recognized that unmistakable voice whenever and wherever I heard it. Then, in 2010, my friend Rita and I had an opportunity to hear her, to see this wonderful soul in person. May…

Get a Real and Rare Glimpse into History with the Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou

2. Get a Real and Rare Glimpse into History with the Collected Autobiographies of Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou was born the same year as my Dad – 1928 – which makes her very special to me. At this writing, she passed away on May 28, 2014 at the age of 86. It is impossible to describe her in one word, since she carries many names: “one of the g…

Maya Angelou The Poet

3. Maya Angelou The Poet

Maya Angelou, the poet. Her work, saying and thoughs will live on. I alway enjoyed reading her poems and her books. If you come here looking for her work you have come to the right place. You will find wonderful gifts ideas here for the fans of this loving…

Maya,Phenomenal Woman

4. Maya,Phenomenal Woman

Maya Angelou is a great personality who has inspired people for more than four decades through her literary works and her life style. All I knew about her was that she was born during the period when racial discrimination was at its peak and she was a woma…

Maya Angelou, Caged Bird Sings

5. Maya Angelou, Caged Bird Sings

When I woke up this morning and heard that Maya Angelou passed away, I was so saddened. She was an incredible woman, author, activist, poet, and actress. I remember seeing her on the Cosby Show, and Touched by An Angel, among other guest appearances. Sadly…

Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/flinnie flinnie

    Hi Robin, thanks for posting my lens here. Maya Angelou The Poet.

    • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/rms rms

      Thank you for creating such a lovely tribute.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/mchildress mchildress

    To be adored…to be greatly missed!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/grammieo grammieo

    A great Lady and well loved by many!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/di4444 di4444

    Mayas Angelou was a wonderful woman that blessed us with her heartfelt poetry!! She will be missed!! Thanks for sharing

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