Archive for March 4th, 2011

David McCord was one of my favorite poets when I began teaching in the 1970s. His poems still remain my favorites today. Here’s one to share with your class:

This Is My Rock
by David McCord

This is my rock,
And here I run
To steal the secret of the sun;

This is my rock,
And here come I 
Before the night has swept the sky;

This is my rock,
This is the place
I meet the evening face to face.

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