Monday, January 29, 2007

"I Bid You a One-Man Revolution..."

"..The only revolution that is coming," Robert Frost -- Build Soil

On a morbid note, today is the anniversary of Robert Frost's death, back in 1963. While I have never been a huge fan of Frost's, he has left an indelible stain on American poetry, for better or worse, with his love of plain spoken English, landscape, and formal structure.

I must admit, despite my snobbery, he is accessible and evocative. Out of all of the poets I teach in my lit class, he is the one that everyone in the class can relate to and understand.

If you haven't done it yet, read these poems by Frost, in honor of his life.