A tribute to Maya Angelou

In honor of Maya Angelou's birthday, here is my adaptation of one of her most widespread poems.

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I bult a fort

I built a fort around myself In the vast lands of unimaginable sharing  I enclosed myself in the ruse of my own being; But not because of misery; Be fooled not. I built a fort upon myself Not for protection But for the inconceivable lack Of walls. Be fooled not; However The fort does not … Continue reading I bult a fort

To fly

In the flock of birds, I was an eagle, and while they learned to fly, I was meandering the skies   I grabbed their premature wings and Dispersed their feathers in hope of enlightening them to their ultimate goal But still They cried in fear I was a wicked beast to their eyes. A sorceress … Continue reading To fly