Robert Frost

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

The Rose Family - Poem by Robert Frost

The rose is a rose,
And was always a rose.
But the theory now goes
That the apple's a rose,
And the pear is, and so's
The plum, I suppose.
The dear only knows
What will next prove a rose.
You, of course, are a rose -
But were always a rose.


Comments about The Rose Family by Robert Frost

  • (11/17/2018 7:30:00 AM)


    dear poet,
    the poem has been carrying hidden mean that was family bond is never change in the world thanks
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  • (10/20/2018 7:07:00 AM)


    It's not an uncrackable nut that is thrown before us by Frost. The beauty which we see in those we love will remain as such for ever surviving temptations by any other known beauty for Love is eternal and beauty is ephemeral (Report) Reply

  • (10/19/2018 12:49:00 PM)


    Wow rosy rose.........................10 (Report) Reply

  • (10/13/2018 8:38:00 AM)


    what is the point of view and theme of this poem (Report) Reply

  • (9/7/2018 9:51:00 PM)


    We loved this poem mind blowing (Report) Reply

  • Ojok Isaac (8/9/2018 11:09:00 AM)


    The rose is a rose,
    And was always a rose
    Nice Poem...10+++++
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  • (6/18/2018 9:28:00 AM)


    Very nice poem (Report) Reply

  • (6/15/2018 1:41:00 AM)


    Nice poem (Report) Reply

  • Jez Brul (6/14/2018 6:40:00 PM)


    Magnificent! 👍👍👍👍👍 (Report) Reply

  • (6/8/2018 12:12:00 PM)


    Love this and so does my family (Report) Reply

  • (5/29/2018 7:04:00 AM)


    very nice (Report) Reply

  • (5/27/2018 9:22:00 AM)


    nice poem.I like the repetition it has. (Report) Reply

  • (4/25/2018 2:19:00 PM)


    Where in the world is the word 'pear' pronounced 'peer' rather than 'pare'? (Report) Reply

  • Erasmus Of Rivenfjord (3/28/2018 10:06:00 PM)


    The plum. What a metaphor (Report) Reply

  • (3/9/2018 9:46:00 AM)


    I cant understand this (Report) Reply

    (3/10/2018 4:53:00 AM)

    Beauty is beauty no matter what, the rose is beautiful for what it is, not its smell or texture or any other specific characteristics. Roses have several different colors and each color represents something, red - love, energy; white - fresh, perfection; pink - best condition/degree, compassion; yellow - smart.

  • (3/6/2018 5:35:00 PM)


    love your poem i write poems too but your's is better than mine. (Report) Reply

  • (2/23/2018 10:13:00 AM)


    why did he wright this? (Report) Reply

    (3/10/2018 4:55:00 AM)

    he wants to talk about beauty in its diffrent shapes and colors.
    Beauty is beauty no matter what, the rose is beautiful for what it is, not its smell or texture or any other specific characteristics. Roses have several different colors and each color represents something, red - love, energy; white - fresh, perfection; pink - best condition/degree, compassion; yellow - smart.

  • (2/8/2018 6:41:00 AM)


    Very nicely written poem by Robert Frost (Report) Reply

  • (12/29/2017 6:26:00 PM)


    Pusssssssssssssssssssssssss (Report) Reply

  • (12/19/2017 6:28:00 AM)


    nice poem about rose, i love this, (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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