Robert Frost – 5 Poems from NEW HAMPSHIRE (Newly released to the Public Domain)

February 1, 2019

 

This week marked the anniversary of Robert Frost’s death in 1963.

In remembrance of Robert Frost, we offer five poems from his collection NEW HAMPSHIRE (1923), which was also just released into the public domain this month…
 
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*** Listen to Robert Frost
Reading Two Poems

Stopping By Woods
On Snowy Evening
Robert Frost

Whose woods these are I think I know.
His house is in the village though;
He will not see me stopping here
To watch his woods fill up with snow.

My little horse must think it queer
To stop without a farmhouse near
Between the woods and frozen lake
The darkest evening of the year.

He gives his harness bells a shake
To ask if there is some mistake.
The only other sound’s the sweep
Of easy wind and downy flake.

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.

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IMAGE CREDIT: Woodcut by J.J. Lankes
from the original edition of this book