Robert Frost

(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963 / San Francisco)

A Soldier


He is that fallen lance that lies as hurled,
That lies unlifted now, come dew, come rust,
But still lies pointed as it plowed the dust.
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  • Carey Jobe (12/25/2008 7:32:00 PM)

    The preceding comments are trash. This is a moving and effective poem. I know, because I read it at the funeral of my father, a soldier. Let us respect our soldiers at arms and be grateful they moved our great poets to such verse. (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Root (7/10/2006 10:09:00 AM)

    Hi Robert, You write with amazing imagery. You are so talented and expressive. This is an excellent poem. Take care. (Report) Reply

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