Maya Angelou was one of my favorite people, activists, authors, and women on this planet, and her story changed lives merely by being told. It healed her to tell those words that had forsaken her, and I have always been able to relate to her words and her circumstances. She brought goosebumps upon my skin when she spoke and again when I read her words. She is, and will always be, one of the greatest human beings this world ever encountered. If she had never told her stories and kept them inside, there would never have been folks like me that find peace within her words. If she had kept inside her untold stories, I would not be the writer and person that I am today.
Written for Eugi’s Weekly Prompt – December 16, 2021