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Courage - Poem by Claude McKay

O lonely heart so timid of approach,
Like the shy tropic flower that shuts its lips
To the faint touch of tender finger tips:
What is your word? What question would you broach?

Your lustrous-warm eyes are too sadly kind
To mask the meaning of your dreamy tale,
Your guarded life too exquisitely frail
Against the daggers of my warring mind.

There is no part of the unyielding earth,
Even bare rocks where the eagles build their nest,
Will give us undisturbed and friendly rest.
No dewfall softens this vast belt of dearth.

But in the socket-chiseled teeth of strife,
That gleam in serried files in all the lands,
We may join hungry, understanding hands,
And drink our share of ardent love and life.


Comments about Courage by Claude McKay

  • Gold Star - 5,371 Points 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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Poems About Courage

  1. 1. Courage , Claude McKay
  2. 2. Courage , Anne Sexton
  3. 3. The Abnormal Is Not Courage , Jack Gilbert
  4. 4. Courage , Corey Fauchon
  5. 5. Tribute To Courage , James Elston
  6. 6. Courage , Robert William Service
  7. 7. Women Of Courage , Kathy L. Goings
  8. 8. Courage , Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  9. 9. Courage , Aldo Kraas
  10. 10. Lack Of Courage , Linda Engwall
  11. 11. Coffee Courage , Mark R Slaughter
  12. 12. Supposing That I Should Have The Courage , Stephen Crane
  13. 13. Courage , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  14. 14. Courage , George Chapman
  15. 15. ! Courage! , Marvin Brato Sr
  16. 16. ~courage~ , Theodora (Theo) Onken
  17. 17. Courage , Anonymous
  18. 18. The Courage That My Mother Had , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  19. 19. Limerick.25. Courage! , Valsa George
  20. 20. Courage , Enyinwa Okechukwu Enyinwa
  21. 21. Extreme Courage , Sulaiman Mohd Yusof
  22. 22. Put Courage Into Your Heart , Seema Chowdhury
  23. 23. Feigned Courage , Charles Lamb
  24. 24. Courage , Daniel Vango
  25. 25. Courage , Christina E. Brown
  26. 26. Courage , Hanson Chen
  27. 27. ***courage*** , aira olayvar
  28. 28. Give Me The Courage To Seek The Truth... , (brief renderings) Joe Fazio
  29. 29. Courage , Edgar Albert Guest
  30. 30. * Dear Courage... , Shelley L Baxter
  31. 31. The Quality Of Courage , Stephen Vincent Benet
  32. 32. 20 Seconds Of Courage , Joe Johnson
  33. 33. Courage And Confidence , Akhtar Jawad
  34. 34. Courage, Courage, Courage! , Edgar Albert Guest
  35. 35. Courage , Maria Luisa Taylor
  36. 36. What's Courage? , Eliseo Rivera
  37. 37. ! C For Courage! , Ajay Pisharody
  38. 38. Hope And Courage , Joshua Fegley
  39. 39. In Courage , Dorsey Baker
  40. 40. The Courage Of Shutting-Up , Sylvia Plath
  41. 41. What Gives You Courage , Alisha Ricks
  42. 42. Courage , Abi Rodriguez
  43. 43. Have You Got The Courage? , Sylvia Chidi
  44. 44. Courage , Jeffrey SpahrSummers
  45. 45. Courage Under Fire , Adryan Rotica
  46. 46. Contentment Or Courage? , Ayzhelle Mendoza
  47. 47. Courage , Sylvia Chidi
  48. 48. Little Courage , Hasmukh Amathalal
  49. 49. Courage , Richard Baird
  50. 50. It Takes Courage , Anonymous
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