Robert Frost Quotes

When clever people ask me where I get a poem, I despair.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A-Wishing Well."
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I would build my house of crystal, With a solitary friend, Where the cold cracks like a pistol And the needle stands on end.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Five Nocturnes, "V. In the Long Night."
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This wide flight we wave At the stars or moon Means that we approve Of them on the move.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Kitty Hawk."
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The shattered water made a misty din. Great waves looked over others coming in, And thought of doing something to the shore That water never did to land before.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Once by the Pacific (l. 1-4). . . The Poetry of Robert Frost. Edward Connery Lathem, ed. (1979) Henry Holt.
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another parasite Shall come to end the blight.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. Ten Mills, "IV. Evil Tendencies Cancel."
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The thing that made me more and more afraid Was that we'd ground it sharp and hadn't known, And now were only wasting precious blade.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "The Grindstone."
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We dance round in a ring and suppose, But the Secret sits in the middle and knows.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. The Secret Sits, The Witness Tree (1942).
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May something go always unharvested! May much stay out of our stated plan, Apples or something forgotten and left, So smelling their sweetness would be no theft.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "Unharvested."
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You can't trust God to be unmerciful. There you have the beginning of all wisdom.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Masque of Mercy."
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If I have a defect It's a wish to comply And see as I'm bid.
Robert Frost (1874-1963), U.S. poet. "A Wish to Comply."
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