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The House on the Hill, By : Edwin Arlington Robinson

The House on the Hill

Edwin Arlington Robinson

They are all gone away,
The House is shut and still,
There is nothing more to say. 93 more words

Nigel Borrington

ON THIS DAY: December 22, 2016

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Richard Cory

Whenever Richard Cory went downtown,

We people on the pavement looked at him;
He was a gentleman from sole to crown,

Clean favored, and imperially slim. 108 more words


Kennebec Garden Bliss

It’s 5:00 a.m. and I want to be in my garden.  Weed one little overgrown patch, stick in a few marigolds for color while I wait for some blooms, and then water the parched soil.  541 more words

Garden Chic

Week 187: Mr Flood's Party, by Edwin Arlington Robinson

Could anything express the isolation and desolation of old age better than the closing four lines of this poem? It makes an interesting comparison with Robert Frost’s ‘An Old Man’s Winter Night’, and indeed Robinson may be counted as one of Frost’s influences. 560 more words


All the difference

All the difference

By L. Stewart Marsden

My high school junior daughter, Livia, recently challenged me to reconsider Robert Frost’s iconic poem, The Road Not Taken… 704 more words