Claude McKay's Early Poetry (1911-1922): A Digital CollectionMain MenuIntroduction: About this SiteAmardeep Singh, Lehigh UniversityConstab Ballads (1912) -- Digital EditionClaude McKay's "Constab Ballads"Songs of Jamaica (1912): Digital EditionBook of poetry by Claude McKay. Preface by Walter Jekyll.Early Uncollected Poetry (1911-1922)Uncollected Poems by Claude McKay published in Jamaican, British, and American magazinesWorkers Dreadnought PoetrySpring in New Hampshire (1920): Digital EditionHarlem Shadows (1922): Digital EditionHarlem Shadows Digital EditionSelected Poems of Claude McKay (1953)Approximating the Table of Contents of "Selected Poems of Claude McKay"Criticism and Contextual EssaysWorks CitedWorks Cited for "Claude McKay's Early Poetry (1912-1922)"TEI/XML Editions (in progress/coming soon)Links to TEI versions of these textsAmardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1
12017-06-13T11:21:15-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1691Poem by Claude McKay. From "Constab Ballads" (1912)plain2017-06-13T11:21:16-04:00Amardeep Singhc185e79df2fca428277052b90841c4aba30044e1SCARCE can I believe my eyes, Yet before me there it lies, Precious paper granting me Quick release from misery.
So farewell to Half Way Tree, And the plains I hate to see! Soon will I forget my ills In my loved Clarendon hills.