poet Claude McKay

Claude McKay

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Harlem Shadows

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

    So sympathetic and expressive with high human feelings towards the lost girls in Harlem.

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  • cynthia williams (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.

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