publication date: Monday, February 19, 2001 (part of Round XII)
clue: My-a, what a lovely caged bird this angel makes.
explanation: Angelou ("angel") was a poet. Her best known book was I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, her autobiography. The words "my-a" are a play on her first name. more…
solved by: Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Lee, and Anna Gregoline
trivia: Talk about coincidences: Not only did this goo give Anna Gregoline the opportunity to win, but it was a poet, and Anna was an English major in college at the time. Anna got the goo almost instantly.