The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou - "Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well" Part Two Summary & Analysis

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"Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well" Part Two Summary

The poet compares a fair-skinned person to a dark-skinned person in "Passing Time." She once again visits the pain of lost love in "Now Long Ago." The speaker wishes for the time before he/she knew the pain of lost love. "Greyday" tells of one long sad day, in which someone dear is missed. A girlfriend, who loses her man to another woman, regrets that, when she sees the same thing happen to the new woman, she cannot intervene. She laments the situation in "Poor Girl." The speaker of "Come, And Be My Baby" vows to rescue his/her lover from the world of addiction and destitution.

"Sense of Insecurity" tells of someone that defines life by his or her loves...

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