Fear, Pain, Loss… And Still I Rise

Almost 40 years since this poem was first published, and it’s still so relevant today. Maya Angelou’s introduction in this reciting offers me comfort. The nobleness of the human spirit does go on, continues to rise each and every day.

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“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”  ― Maya Angelou

“My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.” ― Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou