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In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. “Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward,” she writes, “and speak the word aloud. Peace.”

Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelou’s celebration of the “Glad Season” is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of all faiths.

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"Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, Washington, D.C., 1 December 2005."--P.[1].

Synopsis:

A Christmas poem, written for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in 2005, celebrates the goodness of life, the value of peace, and the spirit of the season for those of all faiths.

About the Author

Maya Angelou, poet, writer, performer, teacher, and director, was raised in Stamps, Arkansas, and then moved to San Francisco. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, beginning with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, she has also written a cookbook, Hallelujah! The Welcome Table; five poetry collections, including I Shall Not Be Moved and Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing?; and the celebrated poem “On the Pulse of Morning,” which she read at the inauguration of President William Jefferson Clinton.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307493927
Subtitle:
A Christmas Poem
Publisher:
Random House
Author:
Maya Angelou
Author:
Angelou, Maya
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Poetry : American - General
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
American - African American
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
Poetry/African American
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20051201
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
32
Age Level:
5-8

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"Synopsis" by , A Christmas poem, written for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree in 2005, celebrates the goodness of life, the value of peace, and the spirit of the season for those of all faiths.
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