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Latest Robert Frost Items
The head of the Vermont Humanities Council is going to be talking about three of Robert Frost's most famous poems about springtime.
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.
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.