Maya Angelou gets Mystical, Magical, Musical and Lyrical at 92Y in 1971

“I’m told that poetry is obliged to be mystical, magical, musical and lyrical,” began Ms. Angelou on the 92& stage the evening of December 9, 1971. “And I believe that the great poetry in the United States is the poetry that came out of and still comes out of the black experience.”

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