A Poem I Wrote when Maya Angelou Passed


You left the world today. Somehow, I know…

This omen, this prayer you left behind…

You set it on fire so that those who could see would realize

You held a truth.

Maya I feel what you did

You lived a life blazed of your own passion

Maya you created your own life of courage and truth-speaking.

In my life’s path, I honor you.

I ask that you guide me to blaze my own path of truth. 


About ellerenaissance

Monikers: craze, igrlsoulja, ellrenaissance I am a buddhist, feminist, activist, certified yoga instructor, urban planner, asian american, southeast asian first born in America in my family (obvi) born and raised in the inner city of Oakland, CA. I have a very unique perspective on the world and I use this space to share my personal life and thoughts. Although I really want to disclose my identity, I keep my identity private because it protects the people who know me. I hope you enjoy my blog and I hope you comment.
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