Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
July 14th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 111,284 comments.
Analysis and comments on October by Robert Frost

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 [8] 9

Comment 19 of 89, added on July 28th, 2011 at 10:08 AM.
DkmfNSewY

Real brain power on display. Thanks for that asnwer!

Jacey from Rwandese Republic (Rwanda)
Comment 18 of 89, added on December 2nd, 2010 at 6:07 PM.
october

i agree with tater this poem sucks i dont see how you could even memorize
it

sarah from United States
Comment 17 of 89, added on November 21st, 2010 at 8:10 PM.

duuuuuuuuuuuuuudddddddddee this poem suuuuuucks

tater from Brazil
Comment 16 of 89, added on November 21st, 2010 at 8:10 PM.

duuuuuuuuuuuuuudddddddddee this poem suuuuuucks

tater from Brazil
Comment 15 of 89, added on June 1st, 2009 at 8:10 PM.

I had to memorize this poem in 5th grade. I can still remember parts of it
35 years later. My 5th grade teacher passed away on 5/30/09 at 100 years
old. I immediately thought of this poem when I heard of her passing.

Tom from United States
Comment 14 of 89, added on April 1st, 2009 at 1:52 PM.

This poem is written with a lot of errors. It will make more sense if you
have the poem written correctly.
Here is how the poem is supposed to be written:

O hushed October morning mild,
Thy leaves have rippened to the fall;
Tomorrow's wind if it be wild,
should waste them all.
The crows above the forest call;
Tomorrow they may form and go.
O hushed October morning mild,
Begin the hours of this day slow.
Make the day seem to us less brief.
Hearts not averse to being beguiled,
Beguile us in the way you know.
Release on leaf at break of day;
At noon release another leaf;
One from our trees, one far away.
Retard the sun with gentle mist;
Enchant the land with amethyst.
Slow! Slow!
For the grapes sake, if they were all,
Whose leaves already burnt with frost,
Whose clustered fruit must else be lost-
For the grapes sake, along the wall
- Robert Frost

Now it should make more sense to you....

Tina from United States
Comment 13 of 89, added on March 26th, 2009 at 12:27 AM.

The poet says that the October morning is quiet and mild because of cold.
The leaves have ripened and may fall any time. If wind on the next day will
be strong, it might make the leaves fall and turn into waste. The crows
calling from the forest may gather themselves and move far from the chilly
weather. So, the poet urges the October morning to begin the day bit slowly
so that the day would seem bit longer. (In winter days are very brief). He
says that human beings are not opposed to be enchanted. So, the nature
should enchant them in its well known way. However, the poet urges nature
to release one ripened leaf at dawn, one at noon, one from their trees, one
from others. Finally, in the evening, when the sun is going to set, he
wishes that mist should slow down its journey and enchant the entire sky
with purple colour of amethyst.

hitesh wadhwani from India
Comment 12 of 89, added on January 25th, 2008 at 2:27 PM.

I thought this was a wonderful poem. I am memorizing this poem for a school
project. as i was trying to memorize it i came across a mistake; on line
19. elaves is supposed to be leaves.

alissa from United States
Comment 11 of 89, added on March 23rd, 2007 at 8:29 PM.

This is a great axgavigating poem.

Heather Hall
Comment 10 of 89, added on March 23rd, 2006 at 3:47 PM.

“October gave a party; The leaves by hundreds came - The Chestnuts, Oaks,
and Maples, And leaves of every name. The Sunshine spread a carpet, And
everything was grand, Miss Weather led the dancing, Professor Wind the
band.”

sammy from United States

This poem has been commented on more than 10 times. Click below to see the other comments.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 [8] 9
Share |


Information about October

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 28. October
Volume: A Boy's Will
Year: 1913
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 45829 times


Add Comment

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding this poem better? If they are accepted, they will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.

Do not post questions, pleas for homework help or anything of the sort, as these types of comments will be removed. The proper place for questions is the poetry forum.

Please note that after you post a comment, it can take up to an hour before it is visible on the website! Rest assured that your comment is not lost, so don't enter your comment again.

Comment on: 28. October
By: Robert Frost

Name: (required)
E-mail Address: (required)
Country:
Show E-mail Address:
Yes No
Subject:
Poem Comments:

Poem Info

Frost Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore