Robert Frost Poetry

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“Poetry is when emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” (Robert Frost). Robert Frost wrote his poems with emotion and with a connection to his personal life. Frost wrote his poems like no other poet. His works are world renowned and impact literature today. His works are read in schools and people still talk and write about him and his writing today. Frost lived in a hard time period, but he still was able to write and be successful. It took years to become a success, but he was persistent. Not many people had faith in him or knew how much work it would take to be a poet. Frost is the perfect picture of determination and passion. Robert Frost is one of the most famous and influential poets of all time.

Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco. In a recent article by New World Encyclopedia, Frost lived in San Francisco until age 11. His father died and he was then with his mother and sister. His father was an alcoholic and a gambler.(2013). As Gerber writes, Frost, his sister, and mother were taken in by his grandparents in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Frost’s mom died of cancer. He was the head of his class at Lawrence High School and started to become interested in writing. Gerber also writes that in Frost’s sophomore year he published a long poem, “ La Noche Triste.” He met his wife in his senior year, Elinor White, who also loved poetry. Both were valedictorians when they graduated in 1892. Gerber in the same

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