Robert Frost

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

Canis Major - Poem by Robert Frost

The great Overdog
That heavenly beast
With a star in one eye
Gives a leap in the east.
He dances upright
All the way to the west
And never once drops
On his forefeet to rest.
I'm a poor underdog,
But to-night I will bark
With the great Overdog
That romps through the dark.

Comments about Canis Major by Robert Frost

  • (6/3/2015 4:50:00 AM)

    but to-night i will bark,
    with the great overdog

    what do the above lines signify?
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  • Brian Jani (4/26/2014 3:09:00 AM)

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

  • John Kago (9/19/2013 7:23:00 AM)

    amazing imagery, this is a master piece and a great favorite.. (Report) Reply

  • (10/26/2012 11:16:00 AM)

    a beautiful tribute to canis major.. :) (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 29, 2010

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