Edward Pollock (September 2, 1823 Philadelphia – December 13, 1858) was an American poet best known for writing "The Parting Hour" in 1857.
He worked as a child in a cotton factory. He apprenticed with a sign-painter. In 1852, he moved to San Francisco, California, and became a contributor to the Pioneer magazine. In 1856, he was admitted before the California Supreme Court.


Edward Pollock Poems

The Golden Gate

The air is chill, and the day grows late,
And the clouds come in through the Golden Gate:
Phantom fleets they seem to me,
From a shoreless and unsounded sea;... more »

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