Robert Frost

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

Acceptance - Poem by Robert Frost

When the spent sun throws up its rays on cloud
And goes down burning into the gulf below,
No voice in nature is heard to cry aloud
At what has happened. Birds, at least must know
It is the change to darkness in the sky.
Murmuring something quiet in her breast,
One bird begins to close a faded eye;
Or overtaken too far from his nest,
Hurrying low above the grove, some waif
Swoops just in time to his remembered tree.
At most he thinks or twitters softly, 'Safe!
Now let the night be dark for all of me.
Let the night bee too dark for me to see
Into the future. Let what will be, be.'

Comments about Acceptance by Robert Frost

  • (9/27/2018 12:16:00 AM)

    Such an amazing poem. Very well done.! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

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  • (5/3/2018 8:11:00 PM)

    Amazing A perspective of nature and the difference of light and dark. (Report) Reply

  • (12/5/2017 12:00:00 PM)

    what type of soneet is thisssssssssss (Report) Reply

  • Narendra Kumar Verma (8/24/2017 4:28:00 AM)

    Poem is a beautiful drsctiption about nature and defines the beautiful night after sunset i.e total darkness for all.
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  • (12/24/2016 3:44:00 PM)

    tom allport
    we are the same as the bird come darkness then we are scared (Report) Reply

  • Arnel Lanorio (12/17/2016 1:54:00 AM)

    Reflecting life from nature
    Robert Frost's poems are simply about nature and then reflected in them are insights about life. Wonderful combination! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 10, 2016

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