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Flinty, moody, plainspoken and deep, Robert Frost used to be one in all America's hottest 20th-century poets. Frost was once farming in Derry, New Hampshire while, on the age of 38, he offered the farm, uprooted his relatives and moved to England, the place he committed himself to his poetry. His first books of verse, A Boy's Will (1913) and North of Boston (1914), have been rapid successes. In 1915 he lower back to the USA and persevered to put in writing whereas dwelling in New Hampshire after which Vermont. His pastoral photographs of apple timber and stone fences -- with his solitary, man-of-few-words poetic voice -- helped outline the fashionable photo of rural New England. Frost's poems comprise "Mending Wall" ("Good fences make reliable neighbors"), "Stopping via Woods on a Snowy Evening" ("Whose woods those are i believe I know"), and maybe his most renowned paintings, "The highway now not Taken" ("Two roads diverged in a wooden, and I-- / I took the only much less traveled by"). Frost was once offered the Pulitzer Prize for poetry 4 instances: in 1924, 1931, 1937 and 1943. He additionally served as "Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress" from 1958-59; that place was once renamed as Poet Laureate advisor in Poetry (or easily Poet Laureate) in 1986.

Frost recited his poem "The present Outright" on the 1961 inauguration of John F. Kennedy... Frost attended either Dartmouth collage and Harvard, yet didn't graduate from both school... Frost most well-liked conventional rhyme and meter in poetry; his well-known dismissal of loose verse used to be, "I'd simply as quickly play tennis with the internet down."

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22] IN NEGLECT They leave us so to the way we took, As two in whom they were proved mistaken, That we SIt sometimes in the wayside nook, With mischievous, vagrant, seraphlc look, And try if we cannot feel forsaken. [23] THE VANTAGE POINT If tired of trees I seek again manland, Well I know where to hie me-in the dawn, To a slope where the cattle keep the lawn. There amid lolling juniper reclined, Myself unseen, I see in white defined Far off the homes of men, and farther still, The graves of men on an opposing hill, Living or dead, whichever are to mind.

She a window flower, And he a wmter breeze. When the frosty window veil Was melted down at noon, And the caged yellow bird Hung over her in tune, He marked her through the pane He could not help but mark, And only passed her by, To come again at dark. He was a winter wind, Concerned WIth ice and snow, Dead weeds and unmated birds, And little of love could know. But he sighed upon the sill, He gave the sash a shake, As witness all within Who lay that night awake. Perchance he half prevailed To win her for the flight From the firelit looking-glass And warm stove-window light.

All song of the woods is crushed like some Wild, easIly shattered rose. Come, be my love in the wet woods, come, 'Wbere the boughs rain when it blows. There is the gale to urge behind And bruit our singmg down, And the shallow waters aflutter with wind From which to gather your gown. What matter if we go clear to the west, And come not through dry-shod? For wilding brooch shall wet your Lreast The rain-fresh goldenrod. TId it seems like the time when after doubt Our love came back amam Jh, come forth into the storm and rout And be my love in the rain.

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