"...I say, it's in the click of my heels,
The bend of my hair,
the palm of my hand,
The need of my care,
'Cause I'm a woman Phenomenally.
Prepared on the Occasion of the Tenth Heart's Day Celebration
For the first time in the history of America, an African American was asked to write an original poem for the Presidential Inaugural address. Maya Angelou wrote this poem. Inaugural Poem