Tag Archives: Robert Frost

Do fences make good neighbours? When COVID’s around.

For those of you not schooled in Robert Frost’s poetry, the title of this post refers to his famous poem called Mending Wall. Of course, the point of Frost’s poem, with which I happen to usually agree completely, is that … Continue reading

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Something there is that doesn’t love a wall

When I saw the images of Trump’s new border wall being blown over by the wind earlier this week, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the poem Mending Wall by the late American poet, Robert Frost. Something there is … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

When American poet Robert Frost first published his famous poem, Fire and Ice, in 1920, he was thinking of mankind’s capacity for destruction, but certainly not through man-made climate change. He wrote this poem 100 years ago; he could not … Continue reading

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