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Robert Frost - A Prayer in Spring

OH, give us pleasure in the flowers today;
And give us not to think so far away
As the uncertain harvest; keep us here
All simply in the springing of the year.

Oh, give us pleasure in the orcahrd white,
Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night;
And make us happy in the happy bees,
The swarm dilating round the perfect trees.

And make us happy in the darting bird
That suddenly above the bees is heard,
The meteor that thrusts in with needle bill,
And off a blossom in mid air stands still.

For this is love and nothing else is love,
To which it is reserved for God above
To sanctify to what far ends he will,
But which it only needs that we fulfill.

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A Prayer in Spring - Comments and Information

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 10. A Prayer in Spring
Volume: A Boy's Will
Year: Published/Written in 1913
Poem of the Day: Dec 26 2003

Comment 149 of 149, added on May 31st, 2016 at 5:50 AM.
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wonderful!!!!!

kasy from China
Comment 148 of 149, added on May 31st, 2016 at 5:47 AM.
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your poem is wonderful!

kasy
Comment 147 of 149, added on January 1st, 2016 at 1:15 AM.
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