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Reluctance

Reluctance                                                                     by Robert Frost Out through the fields and the woods And over the walls I have wended; I have climbed the hills of view And looked at the world, and descended; I have come by the highway home, … Continue reading

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Quote from Frost’s Two Tramps In Mud Time

The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day. When the sun is out and the wind is still, You’re one month on in the middle of May. But if you … Continue reading

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The Passing of the Year

The Passing of the Year . . . . by Robert W. Service My glass is filled, my pipe is lit, My den is all a cosy glow; And snug before the fire I sit, And wait to feel the … Continue reading

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The Darkling Thrush

The Darkling Thrush . . . . .  by Thomas Hardy I leant upon a coppice gate When Frost was spectre-gray, And Winter’s dregs made desolate The weakening eye of day. The tangled bine-stems scored the sky Like strings of … Continue reading

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