Claude McKay

(15 September 1889 – 22 May 1948 / Clarendon)

A Memory of June Poem by Claude McKay


When June comes dancing o'er the death of May,
With scarlet roses tinting her green breast,
And mating thrushes ushering in her day,
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Comments about this poem (A Memory of June by Claude McKay )

  • Rookie Michelle Reeve (7/15/2014 3:23:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem, I am surprised it is not better known. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 7 Points Sylva Portoian (11/4/2011 3:16:00 PM)

    Now... we are at fall
    But your poem felt me
    To feel in June...
    Your rhymes are music
    Dancing over my chest...
    I can't leave your poems
    Although it's dark
    Your stanzas
    Left me forget the clock (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,230 Points john tiong chunghoo (5/12/2006 9:15:00 AM)

    claude, love this. a lot of sensitivity and great images. (Report) Reply

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