Paying homage

So, this entire month I’ll be paying homage to my favorite writers. Maya Angelou’s Poem, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, is one that I love.

I can relate to this poem because as a writer, it is hard at times to feel the freedom to write what you want because you never know how others will take it or if your work is relatable. We often have to put our blinders on and write what’s in our hearts whether it’s received well or not. There is so much freedom in writing but being told what to write can make us feel caged.


About shinaj1

Shina James is the author of LIKE A DREAM and MONSTROUS TIES, which are both available on Amazon as well as multiple retailers. She is currently working on the final book in the LIKE A DREAM series, WAKING AMELIA and can't wait to share it with her readers. While residing in Texas, she loves spending time with her husband and two kids.
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