Who is Robert Frost

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. Known for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech, Frost frequently wrote about settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes.

Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution." He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont.


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Robert Frost Poems

  • Blue-butterfly Day
    It is blue-butterfly day here in spring,
    And with these sky-flakes down in flurry on flurry
    There is more unmixed color on the wing
    Than flowers will show for days unless they hurry. ...
  • Iris By Night
    One misty evening, one another's guide,
    We two were groping down a Malvern side
    The last wet fields and dripping hedges home.
    There came a moment of confusing lights, ...
  • A Girl's Garden
    A neighbor of mine in the village
    Likes to tell how one spring
    When she was a girl on the farm, she did
    A childlike thing. ...
  • To E.t.
    I slumbered with your poems on my breast
    Spread open as I dropped them half-read through
    Like dove wings on a figure on a tomb
    To see, if in a dream they brought of you, ...
  • Out, Out
    The buzz-saw snarled and rattled in the yard
    And made dust and dropped stove-length sticks of wood,
    Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it.
    And from there those that lifted eyes could count ...
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Top 10 most used topics by Robert Frost

Night 54 Long 50 Away 50 Never 47 Time 44 Thought 43 Place 39 Light 37 Good 36 Snow 35


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  • Drnazia007: if you should rise from nowhere up to somewhere, from being no one up to being someone, be sure to keep repeating to yourself you owe it to an arbitrary god whose mercy to you rather than to others won’t bear to critical examination. (robert frost)
  • Adevotedyogi: "i am not a teacher, but an awakener." ~ robert frost
  • Ravi_utsav: "two roads diverged in a wood, and i—i took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." by - robert frost
  • Thomasjpuleo: robert frost writing in terza rima. does it get any better than this? acquainted with the night
  • Thierry_ubi: [5:23 am] “in three words i can sum up everything i've learned about life: it goes on.” ― robert frost
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Amabara Ezekiel: Wisdom on the street of gold. Robert was schooled in solomon's palace.
Richard C Martin: Probably my favorite poet, certainty the most read.
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