'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The iconic American poet Robert Frost wrote that "two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference." The House and Senate recently put forward two very different budget paths for our country to follow.
A House Republican introduced a resolution Thursday to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the two former Navy SEALs who were killed as they defended American diplomats and CIA officers from Islamic extremists in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11.
President Obama can expect some sweet serenades at his inauguration ceremony, with hitmakers Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor on tap to perform some of the country's most patriotic songs.
President Barack Obama can expect some sweet serenades at his inauguration ceremony, with hit-makers Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson and James Taylor scheduled to perform.
By no means the least talented of those killed in World War I, Edward Thomas has always been the odd man out among "war poets." Perhaps this is because his verse did not for the most part deal with the conflict that ended his life abruptly with a shell blast in April 1917.
Take heart, holiday procrastinators: Famed poet Robert Frost once waited until July to get his Christmas cards in the mail.
Unlike Thomas Wolfe ("You Can't Go Home Again") or Robert Frost ("Home is the place where when you have to go there they have to take you in"), David Halpert, the protagonist of Scott Lasser's fourth novel, believes he can find true happiness by returning to the place of his birth.
A body found just north of Spokane is that of a fugitive being sought in the killings of a woman and her two young sons.
Novelist Charles Frazier clearly agrees with Robert Frost's description of woods as "lovely, dark and deep," especially the dark and deep part.
We've got a word for someone who hates Christmas - Grinch. What should we call someone who hates America's Judeo-Christian heritage, even to the point of barring clergy at a ceremony at the site of a major tragedy?
It was perhaps one of the most quiet launches in computer software history: the July 20 debut of Apple Inc.'s Mac OS X Lion, usually a cause for long lines outside of Apple retailers or anxious waiting for the FedEx truck, crept in, as Robert Frost said of the fog, "on little cat feet."
From Highway 28, the New Hampshire farm once owned by poet Robert Frost may seem unchanged from a century ago. Yet the picturesque New England white barn and farmhouse recently underwent thousands of dollars in renovation, including a new roof, foundation work and other upgrades.
Writing from England as World War I got under way, Robert Frost was more worried about his personal finances than the threat of war. The letter is one of six recently donated to Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, where Frost taught for a year before moving to England in 1912.
One of the most effective ways to overturn a culture is not to take it on directly, but to undermine it gradually.
It's been nearly 100 years since poet Robert Frost wrote "Good fences make good neighbors." The New Englander's meditation on the value of respect for home and property as a prerequisite for an orderly society was common sense. But what was reasonable then and still is for most Americans today doesn't seem to hit home at President Obama's 21st-century White House.
The iconic American poet Robert Frost wrote that "two roads diverged in a wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
As his great friend Robert Frost wrote: "His poetry is so very brave -- so unconsciously brave. He didn't think of it for a moment as war poetry, though that is what it is. It ought to be called Roads to France."