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Robert Frost

1874 - 1963

Robert Frost

Robert Frost is the quintessential American poet What's funny is that today a lot of poetry magazines wouldn't accept even his most famous poems since magazines nowadays have the "rhyming poetry

All in all, Robert's life was no bed of roses even after he got to where he could earn a living from his poetry. And if you think Robert's poems are all icky-sweet wholesome Mom-Apple-Pie-And-The-American-Way stuff like "The Pasture", then read "Home Burial", both from North of Boston. Pret-ty spooky.

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