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Susan Campbell

A favourite wintertime poem since childhood, thank you for the reminder.

Cornflower

You're welcome, Susan.

Val

One of my favourites too..Thank you!

Fran H-B

Although in essence quite simple, Angie Lewin's engravings capture this poem perfectly.

Sam

I do love Angie Lewin's work. The poem is rather nice too.

Georgina Glover

One of my favourites, too.

Rebecca

Here's a story from my mother that I'm privileged to share: my mother had lunch with Robert Frost one time (she was friends with the daughter of his longtime housekeeper). During the meal, they were chatting (!!) about memorizing poems and Mom mentioned that she had trouble remembering if the line from "Stopping" was "coldest" or "darkest" "evening of the year," and Frost said, "It's darkest, because in order to say "coldest" you would have had to have measured it, and I didn't want to bring in that kind of mathematical detail."

I have always treasured that story, and its view of Frost's poetic awareness is wonderful!

Cornflower

That's wonderful, Rebecca - thank you!

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