Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
July 29th, 2015 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 294,104 comments.
Robert Frost - Love and a Question

A stranger came to the door at eve, 
And he spoke the bridegroom fair. 
He bore a green-white stick in his hand, 
And, for all burden, care. 
He asked with the eyes more than the lips 
For a shelter for the night, 
And he turned and looked at the road afar 
Without a window light. 

The bridegroom came forth into the porch 
With, 'Let us look at the sky, 
And question what of the night to be, 
Stranger, you and I.' 
The woodbine leaves littered the yard, 
The woodbine berries were blue, 
Autumn, yes, winter was in the wind; 
'Stranger, I wish I knew.' 

Within, the bride in the dusk alone 
Bent over the open fire, 
Her face rose-red with the glowing coal 
And the thought of the heart's desire. 

The bridegroom looked at the weary road, 
Yet saw but her within, 
And wished her heart in a case of gold 
And pinned with a silver pin. 

The bridegroom thought it little to give 
A dole of bread, a purse, 
A heartfelt prayer for the poor of God, 
Or for the rich a curse; 

But whether or not a man was asked 
To mar the love of two 
By harboring woe in the bridal house, 
The bridegroom wished he knew.

Share |

Added: Feb 1 2004 | Viewed: 2468 times | Comments and analysis of Love and a Question by Robert Frost Comments (157)

Love and a Question - Comments and Information

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 4. Love and a Question
Volume: A Boy's Will
Year: Published/Written in 1913

Comment 157 of 157, added on July 1st, 2015 at 1:31 PM.
hoVeqRvsMVvJBu

sE19pL Thanks a lot for the article post.Really thank you! Want more.

links crorkzz from Romania
Comment 156 of 157, added on June 30th, 2015 at 11:25 PM.
ERmAndwpuvxtRcDb

ixlV4V Fantastic blog post.Much thanks again. Awesome.

seo service from Belarus
Comment 155 of 157, added on June 11th, 2015 at 11:10 AM.
ObJzQkZous

R7IldS I loved your article post.Much thanks again. Will read on...

crorkzz catz from Thailand

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, Love and a Question, has received 157 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Frost Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links