Dear Maya Angelou, 

Thank you for sharing your life with all of us. Thank you leaving a legacy of words that will go far beyond that human life that you have lived here on Earth. Thank you for your Spirit, your Consciousness, your expression of Freedom. Thank you for touching our Souls, our Hearts, and our Minds. It is such an honor to have shared this time in history with such a magnificent, powerful Being as You. Thank you for Rising up to show us who we really are, who we can really become, and how we can strive.  Your human life will transcend time and space. 

Thank you for your life, 

The World