Robert Frost

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

Asking For Roses - Poem by Robert Frost

A house that lacks, seemingly, mistress and master,
With doors that none but the wind ever closes,
Its floor all littered with glass and with plaster;
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Topic(s) of this poem: rose


Comments about Asking For Roses by Robert Frost

  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (3/22/2016 1:35:00 PM)

    nothing is gained by not gathering roses.' - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - a perfect line, it stands there in our memory whispering itself over and over again (Report) Reply

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  • Bianca Anglim (2/15/2015 3:33:00 PM)

    I love this. (Report) Reply

  • Georgios Venetopoulos Georgios Venetopoulos (9/17/2014 5:01:00 PM)

    An allegoric poem following no specific metrical form, but flowing nicely. ((And nothing is gained by not gathering roses)) I am impressed by this line, by the poem as a tightly assembled unit and I'll offer it an 8. (Report) Reply

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (9/8/2014 3:31:00 AM)

    A great poem from the great poet and likes it much. (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (4/28/2014 7:08:00 AM)

    ..........oh this is so beautiful....i dreamed of roses last night... (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani Brian Jani (4/26/2014 3:03:00 AM)

    Awesome I like this poem, check mine out (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (9/9/2013 4:47:00 PM)

    beautiful. really unexpected and, yes, enchanting. a misty quality indeed (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (9/9/2013 4:47:00 PM)

    beautiful. really unexpected and, yes, enchanting. a misty quality indeed (Report) Reply

  • Mudnainah Farah Mudnainah Farah (2/20/2013 2:33:00 PM)

    Enchanting poem this is, :) (Report) Reply

  • * Sunprincess * (10/26/2012 12:10:00 AM)

    wow..this poem is very unforgettable..love the mysterious quality
    of the empty house with no mistress..but yet they go to the house
    to ask for roses..is there someone actually living there or just a
    ghost? ..fabulous write.. :) (Report) Reply

  • Annamaria Fernandez Annamaria Fernandez (4/13/2012 11:16:00 AM)

    beautiful btw check out my poem time (Report) Reply

  • Bhavya Kaman (3/5/2012 12:20:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem... I really love the way it is narrated. So simple yet authentic in its own way. (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo john tiong chunghoo (12/30/2006 12:41:00 PM)

    love the poem. greatness of sun so quietly supporting life. (Report) Reply










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