Claude McKay

(15 September 1889 – 22 May 1948 / Clarendon)

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Romance


To clasp you now and feel your head close-pressed,
Scented and warm against my beating breast;

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  • Veteran Poet - 2,763 Points Savita Tyagi (9/15/2014 6:25:00 PM)

    To put away reality even for few moments makes those moments so romantic. Lovely poem. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 2,661 Points Terry Craddock (9/15/2014 5:34:00 PM)

    Perfection in word choice arrangement and imagery, ardent in the expression of love lust desire and the need for two souls to embrace, and taste the fruits of love savoured full and ripe; yet brilliant in the turn of admitting this depth of love and needed physical fulfilment and completion is transitory; we cannot sustain this paradise of sated feelings emotions satisfied completion indefinitely, reality with all its demands and restrictions will reclaim us, but a night of absolute bliss though rare, often but for a season is precious priceless and worth the pursuit if attained. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ruby Honeytip (9/15/2012 6:44:00 PM)

    Sigh.......this is so beautiful......I hope to one day write prose of the same quality. Feel free to pop by and let me know how I'm going with my humble contributions: -) (Report) Reply

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