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Party By The Frost Bust! August 26, 2013: Woops! Uh… what we meant to say is: “Reverential One-Year Celebration By The Frost Bust!” The Wichita Eagle reports that Friday marks the one-year anniversary that a bust honoring [...] by

Robert Frost and the Criminally Sardonic August 20, 2013: Slate recently noted a scene from Orange Is the New Black that had every poetry and Robert Frost fan smiling: In “Blood Donut,” the seventh episode of Orange Is the New Black, Taystee Jefferson [...] by

Robert Frost’s “‘Out, Out–‘” April 29, 2013: Re-reading Robert Frost’s “‘Out, Out—'” for the first time in a long while, I expected it to exhibit at least some kind of craft-smartness and metrical subtlety. But what an [...] by

Why I Am Not a Nature Poet April 4, 2013: A few years ago I left Brooklyn, my home for almost fifteen years, and moved to the country in upstate New York. Accustomed to a small apartment and to being pressed up against by people and [...] by

Don’t Get Frosted, Wear Sunglasses… January 18, 2013: That’s a nugget of advice to Richard Blanco, served up by David Ward at the Smithsonian as he meditates on the role of poetry in the presidential inauguration. Much skepticism exists about the [...] by

A Visit to Robert Frost’s Vermont Home October 17, 2012: Andrew Burmon wrote this HuffPo piece, with photos, about a trip he took to Robert Frost’s home in Vermont. He writes: Come to Vermont, Frost seems to say. We’ll all do nothing together. [...] by

Settling the Issue of Doubleness in Robert Frost June 14, 2012: New York Mag Vulture writer Kathryn Schulz reflects on The Art of Robert Frost (Yale University Press 2012), by British professor Tim Kendall (“In the annals of Frostiana [and they are vast], [...] by

Robert Frost’s “Dedication” to Kennedy, 50 years later January 21, 2011: The Boston Globe‘s Alan Wirzbicki has published the full text of Robert Frost’s “Dedication,” the poem he wrote for John F. Kennedy’s 1961 inauguration. Frost never read [...] by

Does poetry need its own Glee? January 13, 2011: On The Moderate Voice, Michael Silverstein proposes an unusual solution to restoring the place of poetry in civic discourse. The problem isn’t with poetry itself, rather the medium for [...] by