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Robert Frost Recites ‘Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening’ Today is the birthday of Robert Frost , who once said that a poem cannot be worried into being, but rather, “Like a piece of ice on a hot stove the poem must ride on its own melting.” Those words are from Frost’s 1939 essay, “ The Figure a Poem Makes ,” which includes the famous passage: To celebrate the 138th anniversary of the poet’s birth, we bring you rare footage (above) from PBS and the Poetry Foundation of Frost reciting his classic poem, “ Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening ,” in January of 1959, when he was 84 years old.

You can also listen to a four-part recording (below) of Frost reading a selection of his poems in 1956, courtesy of Harper Audio. : “The Road Not Taken,” “The Pasture,” “Mowing,” “Birches,” “After Apple-Picking,” and “The Tuft of Flowers.” “West-Running Brook” and “The Death of the Hired Man.” POETRY. Kenn Nesbitt's Poetry for Kids. Poetry Archive. You can now support the work of the Poetry Archive by text.

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Poetry can and should be an important part of our daily lives. Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed. Poetry 180 is designed to make it easy for students to hear or read a poem on each of the 180 days of the school year. I have selected the poems you will find here with high school students in mind. Listening to poetry can encourage students and other learners to become members of the circle of readers for whom poetry is a vital source of pleasure. HTI American Verse Project. Can I Have A Word? Poetry Teachers. Poet's Paradise: A Collection of Helpful Resources. Poetry and Literature. Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey Librarian of Congress James H.

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Billington has appointed Natasha Trethewey to serve a second term as U.S. Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry. She will follow previous multiyear laureates—such as Kay Ryan, Ted Kooser, and Billy Collins—and undertake a signature project: a regular feature on the PBS NewsHour Poetry Series. More About Natasha Trethewey Past Poets Laureate Natasha Trethewey's Poet Laureate Project: "Where Poetry Lives" During her second term, the Laureate is participating in a series of reports with PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent Jeffrey Brown, as part of the show's Poetry Series. Read the latest blog post: Read more blog posts | Subscribe via Email or RSS 2014 Witter Bynner Fellows Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, Natasha Trethewey, selected poet Honorée Fanonne Jeffers as the recipient of a Witter Bynner Fellowship and named poet Jake Adam York posthumously as a fellow.

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