Thank you 'Maya'

Thank you 'Maya Angelou'


'On the Pulse of Morning'


There is no loss

just an untimely demise

a river, a creek, a lake

wondrous creativity

an ocean that speaks

volumes of history

unearthing the life

within you and me

shall we laugh when we think of her yes!

that smile, grin, chastening glare, live in that moment when her silence lifted our hairs

as we awaited the moment when her words would do more, than just pass through the air

like diamond silhouettes dancing on the tips of humanity

shall we leap in our bounty of tranquility,

her words brought to our souls with such power and ease

as a constant breeze delivered profoundly yes!

we shall huddle there in that moment of tenderness, breathing in life, her intellect, she gave so honest and freely

while gesturing as a Queen as she brought to us wisdom of the ages

an inheritance rich in soulful strides of knowledge, culture, history

the legacy of a journey captured in words of sincerity, a paradigm of truth, pondering on what was and what could be

yes! there is no loss... just an untimely demise, we love you Maya, your spirit shall continue to rise

eternity shall cradle you on a soft cloud, because you gave us reason to be proud

thank you Maya for your gift to humanity, may we continue to greet the world

with the same strength, courage, fortitude, and blissful reality

rest in power Queen, thank you for your legacy and cherished memories


More by this Author

Comments 2 comments

Micky Dee profile image

Micky Dee 23 months ago

Nicely done Karen. Maya is an earthly and heavenly treasure.

You are also a treasure Karen.

Karen Russell profile image

Karen Russell 13 months ago Author

Asante Sana/ thank you very much, Micky.

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.

    Click to Rate This Article