You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.

Maya Angelou (1928-2014) American poet, memoirist, activist [b. Marguerite Ann Johnson]
And Still I Rise, “Still I Rise” (1978)
Added on 28-May-09 | Last updated 18-May-09
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