Maya Angelou: the Great Author and Poet of Our Time.

RIP Maya Angelou

phresh ideas + designs®

Maya Angelou The eloquent author and poet.

“The idea is to write it so that people hear it and it slides through the brain and goes straight to the heart.” — this quote resonated with me most of all.

This morning when I heard that Maya Angelou had passed away at age 86, a part of me felt really sad. The other part of me felt very happy that she had walked amongst this earth and through her words made it a much better place than how she found it.

She proved just how powerful words and speech could be to change people’s minds and above all people’s hearts. There’s not much to be said about someone who penned so many poems, essays, scripts, autobiographies, and stories. Sometimes the most pointed statement about any one person is not said through words, but through their works and worth. Maya’s certainly done that.

Rest…

View original post 21 more words

Advertisements

So tell me . . . what do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s