The Quotidian, October 31, 2010 ~ One Must Not be Defeated

“While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated.” ~ Maya Angelou (born April 4, 1928)

Maya Angelou is an American author, poet, and activist. Angelou is perhaps best known for her autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1969). She was active in the Civil Rights Movement. In 1993 she read her poem “On the Pulse of  Morning” at the inauguration of President Bill Clinton.

[Source for quote: Wikipedia, accessed October 30, 2010.  Dates and biographical information partially known to me and confirmed through use of Wikipedia, accessed September 8, 2010.]

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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