Claude McKay

(15 September 1889 – 22 May 1948 / Clarendon)

Harlem Shadows - Poem by Claude McKay

I hear the halting footsteps of a lass
In Negro Harlem when the night lets fall
Its veil. I see the shapes of girls who pass
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Comments about Harlem Shadows by Claude McKay

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (9/20/2016 9:36:00 AM)


    So sympathetic and expressive with high human feelings towards the lost girls in Harlem. (Report) Reply

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  • (1/3/2010 12:25:00 PM)


    My thoughts on Claude McKays poem 'Harlem Shadows' is how on key he was about how some young African American women used prostitution to trade for drugs. (Report) Reply








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