Robert Frost and his poetry.

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Poems by Robert Frost

Robert Frost was born in San Francisco in 1874. At the age of eleven he moved to New England. Whilst studying at high school in Lawrence Massachusetts he became interested in reading and writing poetry. Frost went through a few jobs after he left Harvard, such as a cobbler, teacher and editor of a newspaper. It was in 1894 when Frost's poetry was recognised publicly. His poem My Butterfly was published in a New York newspaper "The Independent." In 1895 Robert frost was married to Elinor Miriam White, who was a major inspiration in his poetry. The couple moved to England in 1912, where Frost found further inspiration from British poets Rupert Brooke and Robert Graves. Frost also found friendship with Ezra Pound, also a poet. Ezra helped Frost promote and publish his works.

At the start of World War I, frost moved back to America to become a college teacher.

His poetry became popular with his releases of two full-length collections. By the 1960's frost had six poetry collections released and was the most celebrated poet in America.

Robert Frost, in his poetry relates and describes the life, feeling and landscape around him, making his works very attention to detail and a joy to read.

A few poems written by Robert Frost include The Road Not Taken, In a Disused Graveyard, and Fire and Ice.

The Road Not Taken can be interpreted as two similar choices. The options seem the same, but as the path grows longer the more different they will be with each other as they diverge in their separate ways. Faced with very similar choices we try to examine what each choice has to offer, but often we cannot decide which choice is in our best interest. We can opt to...