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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Comments about Asking For Roses by Robert Frost

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

    I love this. (Report) Reply

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  • Freshman - 946 Points Giorgio Veneto (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

  • Gold Star - 29,399 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (9/8/2014 3:31:00 AM)

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

  • Gold Star - 14,311 Points * Sunprincess * (4/28/2014 7:08:00 AM)

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

  • Rookie - 118 Points Brian Jani (4/26/2014 3:03:00 AM)

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

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (9/9/2013 4:47:00 PM)

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

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (9/9/2013 4:47:00 PM)

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

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

    Enchanting poem this is, :) (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 14,311 Points * 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

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

    beautiful btw check out my poem time (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points 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

  • Bronze Star - 2,471 Points 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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