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Robert Frost

Master of rural landscapes, nature & simplicity.

10 Short Facts about Robert Frost:

  • Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California, in 1874.
  • He is considered one of the greatest American poets of the 20th century.
  • Frost was awarded four Pulitzer Prizes for poetry.
  • His works often focus on the rural New England landscape and explore themes of nature, rural life, and human relationships.
  • Frost’s famous poems include “The Road Not Taken,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” and “Mending Wall.”
  • He was a close friend of the poet and playwright, Edwin Arlington Robinson.
  • Frost was also a teacher and lecturer, and taught at Amherst College and the University of Michigan.
  • He was awarded over 40 honorary degrees from colleges and universities around the world.
  • Frost’s writing style is characterized by its use of traditional forms and vernacular speech patterns.
  • Robert Frost died in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1963 at the age of 88.
Robert Frost
Robert Frost
Robert Frost

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Poets Quotes

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.

A poem … begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness…. It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.