Maya Angelou has written some of the most empowering poems reflecting on the most controversial topics of their time. Her poems reflect on her abusive childhood, her time as a sex worker, and The Civil Rights movement. She worked with Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X during Civil Rights and read her poems at Bill Clinton’s inauguration. Angelou’s openness about challenges she faced makes the connection between the writing and the reader effortless. Anytime you are low, read anything Angelou wrote and it will enable your best characteristics.