Treasure Island

Claude McKay

(15 September 1889 – 22 May 1948 / Clarendon)

Courage


O lonely heart so timid of approach,
Like the shy tropic flower that shuts its lips
To the faint touch of tender finger tips:
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  • Godfrey Morris (7/22/2012 7:50:00 AM)

    'Like the shy tropic flower that shuts its lips
    To the faint touch of tender finger tips: '

    These lines are amazing. Reminds me of the plant shame my lady. (Report) Reply

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