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"Comrades Four" by Claude McKay

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July 9, 2017

Comrades Four

Claude McKay

About This Poem


"Comrades Four" was first published in Constab Ballads (Watts, 1912).


Claude McKay was born in Jamaica in 1889. His collections of poetry include Songs of Jamaica (Gardner, 1912) and Harlem Shadows (Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1922). He died in 1948.


Photo credit: Carl Van Vechten


Poetry by McKay


Selected Poems

(Dover Publications, 1999)

"Dream Variations" by Langston Hughes


"Song of the Son" by Jean Toomer


"Lines to a Nasturtium" by Anne Spencer


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