This morning, the sad news of poet, writer, and scholar Maya Angelou’s death has been circulating online. While she’ll probably be best remembered for her 1969 book I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, her last tweet from a few days ago captured the poetic visions she was able to convey in her work again and again.
You can read a PDF of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings online here.
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