Dust of Snow

By Robert Frost 1874–1963 Robert Frost
The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree

Has given my heart
A change of mood
And saved some part
Of a day I had rued.

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Poet Robert Frost 1874–1963

POET’S REGION U.S., New England

Subjects Winter, Nature, Trees & Flowers, Animals

Poetic Terms Epigram, Rhymed Stanza

 Robert  Frost

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Robert Frost holds a unique and almost isolated position in American letters. “Though his career fully spans the modern period and though it is impossible to speak of him as anything other than a modern poet,” writes James M. Cox, “it is difficult to place him in the main tradition of modern poetry.” In a sense, Frost stands at the crossroads of 19th-century American poetry and modernism, for in his verse may be found the . . .

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SUBJECT Winter, Nature, Trees & Flowers, Animals

POET’S REGION U.S., New England

Poetic Terms Epigram, Rhymed Stanza

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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