Complete Poems of Robert Frost

Complete Poems of Robert Frost

Robert Frost

Flinty, moody, plainspoken and deep, Robert Frost was once one in every of America's most well-liked 20th-century poets. Frost used to be farming in Derry, New Hampshire while, on the age of 38, he bought the farm, uprooted his relatives and moved to England, the place he dedicated 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 back to the us and persisted to write down whereas dwelling in New Hampshire after which Vermont. His pastoral photographs of apple timber and stone fences -- together with his solitary, man-of-few-words poetic voice -- helped outline the trendy photograph of rural New England. Frost's poems comprise "Mending Wall" ("Good fences make solid neighbors"), "Stopping by means of Woods on a Snowy Evening" ("Whose woods those are i believe I know"), and maybe his most renowned paintings, "The street no longer Taken" ("Two roads diverged in a wooden, and I-- / I took the only much less traveled by"). Frost was once presented 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 unfastened verse was once, "I'd simply as quickly play tennis with the web down."

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