Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

Robert Frost: The Need of Being Versed in Country Things

Now the chimney was all of the house that stood,
Like a pistil after the petals go.

September 11, 2020 · 4 Comments

Wendy Cope: Flowers

Look, the flowers you nearly bought
Have lasted all this while.

February 13, 2020 · Leave a comment

John F. Kennedy: The Purpose of Poetry

In a 1963 eulogy for Robert Frost, John F. Kennedy described poetry as “the means of saving power from itself.”

December 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Robert Frost: “Out, Out—”

The buzz-saw snarled and rattled in the yard
And made dust and dropped stove-length sticks of wood,
Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it.

October 11, 2019 · 1 Comment

Video: “The Tuft of Flowers” read by Robert Frost

. The Tuft of Flowers I went to turn the grass once after one Who mowed it in the dew before the sun. The dew was gone that made his … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Enter your email address to follow Vox Populi and receive new posts by email.

Join 11,552 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 4,087,993 hits

Archives