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Robert Frost

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Robert Frost was born in San Francisco, California on March 26, 1874. After the death of Roberts father, he moved to Lawrence,Massachusetts with his mother and sister,Jeanie. He got interested in reading and writing poetry during his high school years in Lawrence. After College, his first published poem, “My

Butterfly," apeared on November 8, 1894, in the New York newspaper The Independent. Soon his poems got more and more published. Finally, his days were over and he died January 29, 1963 at age 88.

The Poem That Inspired MeA Patch Of Old SnowThere's a patch of old snow in a cornerThat I should have guessedWas a blow-away paper the rain Had brought to rest.It is speckled with grime as ifSmall print overspread it,The news of a day I've foregotten,If I ever read it.

My Inspired PoemAn Old OakThere's an old oak in a corner That I should have guessedWas hundreds of years old,The shimering leaves twinkled in the sunlight as the sun set to the west.The oak strong and dependible, Like a mans best friend,Home to many animals in the wild.

Fun Facts-His most famous poem is “The Road Not Taken”-His first published poetry collection was ‘A Boy’s Will’- Robert and his wife both graduated as valedictorians from high school- Robert was named after the famous Confederate General Robert E. Lee

How My Poem Is Like My Poets PoemMy poem is like my poets poem because I usedryhme, imagery and I wrote my poem about nature like Robert does.

Awards Frost Won-Gold Medal for Poetry, National Institute of Arts and Letters (1939)-Gold Medal, Poetry Society of America (1941)-First Annual Poetry Award, Boston Arts Festival (1954)-Medal for Achievements in the Arts, Signet Society, Harvard College (1958)-Bollingen Prize in Poetry (1963)


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