The meaning of “still I rise” in poem is that “I am awaking”. I am not sleeping. In this poem the word “still I rise” has a great history. The poetess belongs to a black Negros. She is a great poetess and a dancer of America.The meaning of Still i rise poem is that the poetess never minds about her opponents rather she is very optimistic about her resolutions as well will power. Although she is very upset from haughty behavior of the white people about her women and men yet she is happy by that she is right hand for them.she is hope against of hope of them.