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A Boy's Will

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Author: Robert Frost
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,836 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 81.8
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 4,031
mnybks.net#: 2713
Genre: Poetry
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So old and firm they scarcely show the breeze,
Were not, as 'twere, the merest mask of gloom,
But stretched away unto the edge of doom.
I should not be withheld but that some day
Into their vastness I should steal away,
Fearless of ever finding open land,
Or highway where the slow wheel pours the sand.
I do not see why I should e'er turn back,
Or those should not set forth upon my track
To overtake me, who should miss me here
And long to know if still I held them dear.
They would not find me changed from him they knew--
Only more sure of all I thought was true.

Ghost House

I DWELL in a lonely house I know
That vanished many a summer ago,
And left no trace but the cellar walls,
And a cellar in which the daylight falls,
And the purple-stemmed wild raspberries grow.
O'er ruined fences the grape-vines shield
The woods come back to the mowing field;<

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****
2011.05.11
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****.

Good collection of poetry by Frost. Every poem relates to or describes a field or pasture, a nature/naturalistic theme throughout.
"Ghost House" being my fav


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