Explore Poems GO!

"In White": Frost's Early Version Of Design

Rating: 3.2

A dented spider like a snow drop white
On a white Heal-all, holding up a moth
Like a white piece of lifeless satin cloth -
Saw ever curious eye so strange a sight? -
Portent in little, assorted death and blight
Like the ingredients of a witches' broth? -
The beady spider, the flower like a froth,
And the moth carried like a paper kite.

What had that flower to do with being white,

The blue prunella every child's delight.
Read More

READ THIS POEM IN OTHER LANGUAGES
COMMENTS OF THE POEM

Once again: Congratulations on being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day! A finest poem about natural Design

0 0 Reply

A very cozy poem by Robert Frost, so loveliest put into poem,5 Stars for this cute poem, crystal clearly conveyed. I have enjoyed enormously. Congratulations for the nearest of kin of Robert Frost. A beautiful Design.

1 0 Reply
Ayoade 07 July 2020

Nice poem Keep inking

0 0 Reply
Dr Antony Theodore 31 March 2020

What had that flower to do with being white, The blue prunella every child's delight. What brought the kindred spider to that height? the design of the darkness of night.... wonderful. tony

1 0 Reply
Shaun Cronick 31 March 2020

That's life, that's nature. A well written poem by Robert Frost the great observer of nature.

1 0 Reply
Banamala Sen 04 October 2019

Robert Frost - The Poet Of Nature!

2 0 Reply
Chinedu Dike 04 October 2019

A beautiful creation nicely brought forth in verse with rhythmic splendour........................................................

0 0 Reply
Kumarmani Mahakul 04 October 2019

What brought the kindred spider to that height? (Make we no thesis of the miller's plight.) What but design of darkness and of night? Design, design! Do I use the word aright? ........touching expression with lofty theme. Beautiful poem.

1 0 Reply
Anil Kumar Panda 04 October 2019

It makes very interesting reading. Enjoyed thoroughly. Thanks for sharing.

1 0 Reply
Aniruddha Pathak 04 October 2019

A spider and a flower, the spider weaving its web, the poet too his poem's theme, and with economy of words... and rhymes too, only two rhymes all thru, and the result is beautiful, and what else when the poet in question is Robert Frost.

2 0 Reply

Delivering Poems Around The World

Poems are the property of their respective owners. All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge...

7/19/2021 12:48:25 AM # 1.0.0.662