Robert Francis

Pennsylvania / United States
Robert Francis
Pennsylvania / United States
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Farm Boy After Summer

Rating: 3.2
A seated statue of himself he seems.
A bronze slowness becomes him. Patently
The page he contemplates he doesn't see.

The lesson, the long lesson, has been summer.
His mind holds summer, as his skin holds sun.
For once the homework, all of it, was done.

What were the crops, where were the fiery fields
Where for so many days so many hours
The sun assaulted him with glittering showers.
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COMMENTS
Paul Amrod 27 May 2019
I find this poet somewhat oblivious. His attempts are miserably unimaginative.
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Paul Amrod 27 May 2019
In general I find this poet somewhat oblivious. I truly find it is without imagination.
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Muzahidul Reza 12 March 2018
A seated statue of himself he seems. excellent penned
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Robert Murray Smith 12 March 2018
I'm gayer than this guy.
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Glen Kappy 12 March 2018
Another cool (maybe I should say, hot?) poem offered to us today. As a former student stuck in a classroom and as a teacher observing daydreaming students, who cannot relate to this well-wrought picture? -GK
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Anil Kumar Panda 12 March 2018
'Expect a certain absence in his presence. Expect all winter long a summer scholar, For scarcely all its snows can cool that color. '.. is very nice. Beautifully crafted. Loved it.
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So happy to see a poem on a farmer, Beautifully portrayed are the assaulting sun, glittering showers and the fiery fields
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Kumarmani Mahakul 12 March 2018
It is abeautiful poem on seasons having haunting expression. Nice penmanship.
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Bernard F. Asuncion 12 March 2018
Such a heartwarming poem by Robert Francis??????
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Ratnakar Mandlik 12 March 2017
A summer scholar and his story, enjoyed reading it.
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