American Poetry, 1922

A Miscellany

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Author: Robert Frost
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 24,547 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 9,544
Added to site: 2008.06.24
mnybks.net#: 21326
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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zes into the street
And swims the cold and the heat,
He has always been there,
At least so say the cobbles in the square.
They listen to the beat
Of the hammered bell,
And think of the feet
Which beat upon their tops;
But what they think they do not tell.

And the swans who float
Up and down the moat
Gobble the bread the Bishop feeds them.
The slim bronze men beat the hour again,
But only the gargoyles up in the hard blue air heed them.

When the Bishop says a prayer,
And the choir sing "Amen,"
The hammers break in on them there:
Clang! Clang! Beware! Beware!
The carved swan looks down at the passing men,
And the cobbles wink: "An hour has gone again."
But the people kneeling before the Bishop's chair
Forget the passing over the cobbles in the square.

An hour of day and an hour of night,
And the clouds float away in a red-splashed light.
The sun, quotha? or white, white
Smoke with fire all alight.

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