Robert Frost

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

A Question - Poem by Robert Frost

A voice said, Look me in the stars
And tell me truly, men of earth,
If all the soul-and-body scars
Were not too much to pay for birth.

Comments about A Question by Robert Frost

  • Reshad Scott (1/1/2019 9:36:00 AM)

    so how is 2019 so far? (Report) Reply

    (1/20/2019 10:16:00 AM)

    As robert frost says it is..too much to pay for birth

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  • (11/24/2018 6:43:00 PM)

    It's 4 lines how do you frickin mess up twice (Report) Reply

  • (10/30/2018 6:43:00 PM)

    when he messes up like

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  • (9/13/2018 10:43:00 AM)

    When the audio dude messes up LOLL (Report) Reply

  • (6/29/2018 7:15:00 PM)

    To live and brave the slings and arrows is really worth being born. I agree (Report) Reply

  • (6/7/2018 12:35:00 PM)

    Add a comment.Yeah, life is unreasonably complex. I reason with Frost. (Report) Reply

  • (5/9/2018 4:18:00 PM)

    What is the meaning behind A question by Robert Frost? (Report) Reply

  • (5/3/2018 1:00:00 AM)

    c'mon dude, really? You absolutely destroyed this poem. (Report) Reply

  • (3/28/2018 6:30:00 PM)

    I think I have an answer. For some, the answer is yes, it was too much to pay. Especially when we never chose to be born. For others, the answer is no. It wasn't too much because it was an adventure. They had a chance to make a difference, to change the world. It was all worth it in the end, and we were lucky to have step foot upon this earth. Perspective. This one is a beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • (2/22/2018 11:05:00 AM)

    An immediate favourite (Report) Reply

  • (12/14/2017 9:22:00 AM)

    ... nice poem i guess (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2017 10:00:00 AM)

    This guy sounds retarded. He messed up in the audio recording and should've just re-recorded instead of failing to try again. Is this what the world has come to? Being too lazy to just click stop and just restart? (Report) Reply

  • (11/15/2017 8:21:00 PM)

    Lol the guy on the video messed up (Report) Reply

  • (2/16/2017 5:22:00 PM)

    tom allport
    an amazing poem of was it worth it to be born? or better to have stayed in the stars? (Report) Reply

  • Alex Sarich (2/16/2017 1:42:00 PM)

    i wish i could write like R.F. (Report) Reply

  • (11/24/2016 7:52:00 PM)

    (A Question by Robert Frost.) Thought provoking. (Report) Reply

  • Jonaid Ahmed (7/9/2016 1:30:00 AM)

    I love that one.Worth writing (Report) Reply

  • (6/28/2016 10:40:00 AM)

    Poem are the best way to express ones thought (Report) Reply

  • (3/14/2016 12:13:00 AM)

    Fantastic question raised by a great poet. (Report) Reply

  • (2/28/2016 4:18:00 PM)

    God may be expressing doubt over whether human life is worth it, and wants their opinion. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Monday, July 18, 2011

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