"Still I Rise" Maya Angelou. Another one from my "door of inspiration" in my office. (this poem for women of color can inspire anyone, especially any woman, who has been shit on, downtrodden, and who others have tried to silence.
And Still I Rise - In addition to her well-known autobiographies, Maya Angelou has steadily written poetry over the years. In this video Professor Angelou recites her poem, "And Still I Rise," from her volume of poetry And Still I Rise, published in
These words are dear to my heart, having helped me to press on through hard times and are a constant reminder to keep rising. *Just like moons and like suns, With the certainty of tides, Just like hopes springing high, Still I'll rise.