Harlem Shadows


Read by Denise Ray

An award winning Jamaican poet who writes passionately about his birth home and his adopted home, USA. Claude McKay vividly describes family life, love, hate, work, and social life. The reader obtains a strong sense of black life through his colorful and emotional poetry. . - Summary by Denise Ray (2 hr 4 min)

Chapters

Introduction 13:57 Read by Denise Ray
Author's Word 4:37 Read by Denise Ray
The Easter Flower 1:08 Read by Denise Ray
To One Coming North 1:26 Read by Denise Ray
America 1:13 Read by Denise Ray
Alfonso, Dressing to Wait at Table 1:29 Read by Denise Ray
The Tropics in New York 1:13 Read by Denise Ray
Flame Heart 2:22 Read by Denise Ray
Home Thoughts 1:29 Read by Denise Ray
On Broadway 1:16 Read by Denise Ray
The Barrier 0:53 Read by Denise Ray
Adolescence 1:07 Read by Denise Ray
Homing Swallows 1:06 Read by Denise Ray
The City's Love 0:58 Read by Denise Ray
North and South 1:37 Read by Denise Ray
Wild May 1:16 Read by Denise Ray
The Plateau 1:23 Read by Denise Ray
After the Winter 1:04 Read by Denise Ray
The Wild Goat 0:50 Read by Denise Ray
Harlem Shadows 1:48 Read by Denise Ray
The White City 1:15 Read by Denise Ray
The Spanish Needle 1:24 Read by Denise Ray
My Mother 2:07 Read by Denise Ray
In Bondage 1:17 Read by Denise Ray
December 1919 1:07 Read by Denise Ray
Heritage 1:21 Read by Denise Ray
When I Have Passed Away 1:05 Read by Denise Ray
Enslaved 1:14 Read by Denise Ray
I Shall Return 1:18 Read by Denise Ray
Morning Joy 1:30 Read by Denise Ray
Africa 1:16 Read by Denise Ray
On a Primitive Canoe 1:16 Read by Denise Ray
Winter in the Country 1:42 Read by Denise Ray
To Winter 1:26 Read by Denise Ray
Spring in New Hampshire 1:12 Read by Denise Ray
On the Road 1:14 Read by Denise Ray
The Harlem Dancer 1:24 Read by Denise Ray
Dawn in New York 1:21 Read by Denise Ray
The Tired Worker 1:32 Read by Denise Ray
Outcast 1:21 Read by Denise Ray
I know My Soul 1:15 Read by Denise Ray
Birds of Prey 1:16 Read by Denise Ray
The Castaways 1:14 Read by Denise Ray
Exhortation: Summer, 1919 2:37 Read by Denise Ray
The Lynching 1:27 Read by Denise Ray
Baptism 1:22 Read by Denise Ray
If We Must Die 1:20 Read by Denise Ray
Subway Wind 1:24 Read by Denise Ray
The Night Fire 1:23 Read by Denise Ray
Poetry 1:17 Read by Denise Ray
To A Poet 1:04 Read by Denise Ray
A Prayer 1:28 Read by Denise Ray
When Dawn Comes to the City 2:56 Read by Denise Ray
O Word I Love to Sing 1:12 Read by Denise Ray
Absence 1:24 Read by Denise Ray
Summer Morn in New Hampshire 1:29 Read by Denise Ray
Rest in Peace 1:14 Read by Denise Ray
A Red Flower 1:52 Read by Denise Ray
Courage 1:24 Read by Denise Ray
To O.E.A. 1:50 Read by Denise Ray
Romance 1:32 Read by Denise Ray
Flower of Love 1:44 Read by Denise Ray
The Snow Fairy 2:14 Read by Denise Ray
La Paloma in London 1:19 Read by Denise Ray
A Memory of June 1:38 Read by Denise Ray
Flirtation 0:56 Read by Denise Ray
Tormented 1:13 Read by Denise Ray
Polarity 0:51 Read by Denise Ray
One Year After 2:05 Read by Denise Ray
French Leave 1:46 Read by Denise Ray
Jasmines 1:24 Read by Denise Ray
Commemoration 1:22 Read by Denise Ray
Memorial 1:50 Read by Denise Ray
Thirst 1:17 Read by Denise Ray
Futility 1:19 Read by Denise Ray
Through Agony 2:21 Read by Denise Ray