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Don’t drink and drive here, listen to what I say, even though we put our liquor stores right on the highway

It wasn’t to blame/But I called it a name.

Read “The Objection to Being Stepped On” by Robert Frost.

Age saw two quiet children

Read “Carpe Diem” by Robert Frost.

Robert Frost’s “Now Close the Windows”

Now close the windows and hush all the fields; If the trees must, let them silently toss; No bird is singing now, and if there is, Be it my loss. It will be long ere the marshes resume, It will be long ere the earliest bird: So close the windows and not hear the wind, […]

NaPoWriMo Inspiration #11

“For once, then Something” by Robert Frost

Inaugural poems

An interview with Elizabeth Alexander, who will recite her poem after President Obama’s inaugural address tomorrow. ETA: Here is the text of the poem. Jim Fisher at Salon.com on the history of inaugural and occasional poetry. Elitist Obama Inaugural Will Feature Poetry (via) 1000 inaugural poets project Former inaugural poems: Robert Frost’s rather Eurocentric “The […]