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Analysis and comments on Birches by Robert Frost

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Comment 40 of 140, added on June 1st, 2007 at 7:16 AM.

Im doing a project for my one class and one question is "why did he write
it?" and I dont know what it is could someone please help me??

Sarah
Comment 39 of 140, added on February 26th, 2007 at 8:10 PM.

This poem definitly contains a great deal of sexual imagery..."could play
alone, took the stiffness out of them, hung limp, not launching out too
soon, fill a cup, up to the brim" youre kidding youreself if you think
Frost put all of these images together out of chance, it represence his
childhood innocence and fantasies.

Eric from United States
Comment 38 of 140, added on May 30th, 2006 at 2:40 PM.

birches...ah birches...even the mention of that tree gets me hot and
sweaty, 4 some guy on horse action. i also love the subverted flower. it
reminds me of the morning dawn. lol. ps. i would give my right arm 4 a sex
toy that was the same shape and rough texture of a birch LOG. who cares if
i bleed 2 death??

Birchey McBirch from Uzbekistan
Comment 37 of 140, added on April 26th, 2006 at 11:15 PM.

Im Writing a poetry paper on this poem and found that the main themes of
the poem were the joys of innocence and how the old painful memories of the
past will not break ou but will never fade completley from your memory

Lidia from United States
Comment 36 of 140, added on April 10th, 2006 at 5:27 PM.

I quite enjoy Mr.Frost's poetry, this poem is another great example of
Mr.Frosts' talents. I fail to see any sexual context in it at all
though...contrary to many posts.

LitLover from United States
Comment 35 of 140, added on April 4th, 2006 at 12:31 PM.

every time i read frost i get taken away, but never too far. In fact i am
inside the poem. Swinging from birch to birch. One could do worse!

krista from United States
Comment 34 of 140, added on March 5th, 2006 at 7:07 PM.

The poem brought back many happy thoughts of enjoying nature , especially
the birch and its significance to canoeing, in the Canadian north . Nature
in Canada would not be as rich without the birch.

Scott from Canada
Comment 33 of 140, added on January 26th, 2006 at 1:56 PM.

from reading this poem, i believe that frost finds everday life boring. he
would rather make up a story behind why things are the way they are than
know the true reason. frost wants more than what is common and usual. he
has the proper technique and the correct language to provide that for
himself and his readers.

alyla from Argentina
Comment 32 of 140, added on January 20th, 2006 at 12:44 PM.

My name is Eden and i have always had a secret fantasy of Robert Frost.
Not only does this poem turn me on, but i just cant get the image of MR
FROST out of my head. What a HOT-TAY

Eden from Australia
Comment 31 of 140, added on January 10th, 2006 at 11:29 PM.

Great poem, I actually did not think it was about childhood and such, but I
thought it was about the ups and downs of life. Strongly recommend reading
this poem.

Shuai King from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 12. Birches
Volume: Mountain Interval
Year: 1916
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Aug 22 2004


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