Robert Frost Quotes

A girl could only see That a flower had marred a man, But what she could not see Was that the flower might be Other than base and fetid:
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Subverted Flower (l. 48-52). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
But all he did was spread the room Of our enacting out the doom Of being in each other's way, And so put off the weary day When we would have to put our mind On how to crowd but still be kind.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "America Is Hard to See."
Love has earth to which she clings....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Bond and Free."
I wish I could promise to lie in the night And think of an orchard's arboreal plight When slowly (and nobody comes with a light) Its heart sinks lower under the sod. But something has to be left to God.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Good-by and Keep Cold."
The maples Stood uniform in buckets, and the steam Of sap and snow rolled off the sugarhouse.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Maple."
They sat together halfway up a cliff In a small niche let into it, the girl Brightly, as if a star played on the place, Paul darkly, like her shadow.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Paul's Wife."
It was the words "descended into Hades" That seemed too pagan to our liberal youth. You know they suffered from a general onslaught. And well, if they weren't true why keep right on Saying them like the heathen? We could drop them.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Black Cottage."
For you, O tumultuous flowers, To go to waste and go wild in....
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Last Mowing."
"... Someone said—'Come'MI heard it as I bowed." "I may have thought as much, but not aloud." "Well, so I came."
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Telephone."
He wasn't off a mere degree; His reckoning was off a sea.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "America Is Hard to See."