Mr. Joseph McPherson Reads The Ark & The Dove

Mr. Joseph McPherson Reads The Ark & The Dove

This past Tuesday, former Heights headmaster, Mr. Joseph McPherson (1983-1997), read his epic poem, The Ark & The Dove, at The Heights School. The Ark & The Dove: Lord Baltimore’s Venture to Maryland, a sonnet sequence, is an epic poem recounting the origins of the founding of Maryland. The poem can be purchased here.

Introduction: 0:00
Start of Reading: 7:03
Interjection: 18:28
The Voyage Begins: 19:36
Account of the West Indies: 25:20
Final Stretch: 26:03
Landing on St. Clement’s Island: 32:26
Epilogue: 45:41