Who is Robert Lee 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 and is the only poet to receive 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 Lee Frost Poems

  • On Going Unnoticed
    As vain to raise a voice as a sigh
    In the tumult of free leaves on high.
    What are you in the shadow of trees
    Engaged up there with the light and breeze? ...
  • The Soldier
    He is that fallen lance that lies as hurled,
    That lies unlifted now, come dew, come rust,
    But still lies pointed as it ploughed the dust.
    If we who sight along it round the world, ...
  • My Butterfly
    Thine emulous fond flowers are dead, too,
    And the daft sun-assaulter, he
    That frightened thee so oft, is fled or dead:
    Save only me ...
  • In A Vale
    When I was young, we dwelt in a vale
    By a misty fen that rang all night,
    And thus it was the maidens pale
    I knew so well, whose garments trail ...
  • The Cow In Apple-time
    Something inspires the only cow of late
    To make no more of a wall than an open gate,
    And think no more of wall-builders than fools.
    Her face is flecked with pomace and she drools ...
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Night 46 Away 43 Long 41 Never 38 Place 36 Thought 36 Snow 36 Earth 31 Sun 31 Time 31

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Vain Hope
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Sometimes, to solace my sad heart, I say,
Though late it be, though lily-time be past,
Though all the summer skies be overcast,
Haply I will go down to her, some day,
And cast my rests of life before her feet,
That she may have her will of me, being so sweet
And none gainsay!


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