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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;
It stands in a garden of old-fashioned roses.
I pass by that way in the gloaming with Mary;
'I wonder,' I say, 'who the owner of those is.'
'Oh, no one you know,' she answers me airy,
'But one we must ask if we want any roses.'
So we must join hands in the dew coming coldly
There in the hush of the wood that reposes,
And turn and go up to the open door boldly,
And knock to the echoes as beggars for roses.
'Pray, are you within there, Mistress Who-were-you? '
'Tis Mary that speaks and our errand discloses.
'Pray, are you within there? Bestir you, bestir you!
'Tis summer again; there's two come for roses.
'A word with you, that of the singer recalling-
Old Herrick: a saying that every maid knows is
A flower unplucked is but left to the falling,
And nothing is gained by not gathering roses.'
We do not loosen our hands' intertwining
(Not caring so very much what she supposes) ,
There when she comes on us mistily shining
And grants us by silence the boon of her roses.
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Poems About Rose
- 1. Asking For Roses , Robert Frost
- 2. A Red, Red Rose , Robert Burns
- 3. The Rose Family , Robert Frost
- 4. The Sick Rose , William Blake
- 5. Rose Pogonias , Robert Frost
- 6. Chiaroscuro: Rose , Conrad Potter Aiken
- 7. When The Rose Is Faded , Walter de la Mare
- 8. My Pretty Rose Tree , William Blake
- 9. Smoke Rose Gold , Carl Sandburg
- 10. Laughing Rose , William Henry Davies
- 11. Throw Roses , Carl Sandburg
- 12. The Rose And The Cross , Aleister Crowley
- 13. Rose-Morals , Sidney Lanier
- 14. Sea Rose , Hilda Doolittle
- 15. A Dead Rose , Elizabeth Barrett Browning
- 16. Tis The Last Rose Of Summer , Thomas Moore
- 17. In The Storm Of Roses , Ingeborg Bachmann
- 18. Roses , George Eliot
- 19. Time Of Roses , Thomas Hood
- 20. The Grave And The Rose , Victor Marie Hugo
- 21. A Little Budding Rose , Emily Jane Brontë
- 22. Turns And Movies: Rose And Murray , Conrad Potter Aiken
- 23. 'The Rose Family' Song 1 , Louisa May Alcott
- 24. 'The Rose Family' Song Ii , Louisa May Alcott
- 25. Women And Roses , Robert Browning
- 26. A Rose-Bud By My Early Walk , Robert Burns
- 27. Nobody Knows This Little Rose , Emily Dickinson
- 28. When Roses Cease To Bloom, Sir , Emily Dickinson
- 29. Evening Primrose , John Clare
- 30. If I Could Bribe Them By A Rose , Emily Dickinson
- 31. If I Should Cease To Bring A Rose , Emily Dickinson
- 32. The Primrose , John Donne
- 33. The Primrose , Thomas Carew
- 34. To A Primrose , Samuel Taylor Coleridge
- 35. The Rose Did Caper On Her Cheek , Emily Dickinson
- 36. The Year Of The Rose , Algernon Charles Swinburne
- 37. Hooray Say The Roses , Charles Bukowski
- 38. Primrose , Patrick Kavanagh
- 39. The Secret Rose , William Butler Yeats
- 40. Stanzas To The Rose , Mary Darby Robinson
- 41. Roses And Rue , Oscar Wilde
- 42. The Rose Tree , William Butler Yeats
- 43. The Rose Of Battle , William Butler Yeats
- 44. Blue Roses , Rudyard Kipling
- 45. A Story For Rose On The Midnight Flight .. , Anne Sexton
- 46. The Rose Of Peace , William Butler Yeats
- 47. One Perfect Rose , Dorothy Parker
- 48. The Rose Of The World , William Butler Yeats
- 49. The Funeral Rites Of The Rose , Robert Herrick
- 50. Coleur De Rose , Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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