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Maya Angelou’s Last Tweet

by Hrag Vartanian on May 28, 2014

(original photo via Talbot Troy's Flickrstream)

(original photo by Talbot Troy, via Flickr)

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.

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You can read a PDF of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings online here.

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