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Twitter reacts to Maya Angelou's death

Many people have paid tribute to the late legendary African American poet and author.

Maya Angelou died on 28 May at the age of 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Picture: AFP.

World-renowned American author and poet Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86, her publicist confirmed on Wednesday.

Her final tweet read, "Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God."

It was posted on 23 May.

Eyewitness News searched Twitter for posts from various celebrities.

Zindzi Mandela

"Heaven is surely a gallery of Icons, most recently from Madiba to Maya"

She made us feel so safe, safe enough to trust her wisdom! Wisdom one can usually only acquire through experience! pic.twitter.com/iQeFAk3spQ

Beloveds, let us light a candle for my sweet Sister, @DrMayaAngelou and lift up her spirit the way she has done for us. Blessings to all.

RIP #MayaAngelou. Ageless, indestructible, a fount of limitless wisdom

But still, like air, she rises.

Yes Ma'am. Rise. Rise. Rise.

#MayaAngelou

Nina Garcia

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them." RIP #MayaAngelou

Thank you #MayaAngelou for your wisdom, spirit, strength and speaking through your work to a dream-filled girl in Wolverhampton. RIP. Xxxx

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