Jumping back to probably my favorite poet, Robert Frost, here is one of my favorite of his works. Please take the time to watch the video by clicking the link below. It was actually this movie, “The Outsiders”, and this scene in particular which got me started reading Robert Frost’s poetry. The scene is great by itself but much more meaningful in the context of the whole film. If you haven’t seen it, I highly recommend it.
Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Robert Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) is considered by many to be America’s finest poet. Robert Frost was a leading figure in the Modernist movement, yet he still favored more traditional metrics and forms of poetry. His poems were written in everyday language and were based extensively on his own experiences. What makes his poetry intriguing are the layers of hidden meanings and ambiguities found in them. Frost was an extremely popular and oft-quoted poet. He was frequently honored during his lifetime receiving the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry no less than four times!
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