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Analysis and comments on Birches by Robert Frost

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Comment 20 of 140, added on October 31st, 2005 at 5:02 PM.

I just read this poem for the first time this morning and I have thought of
it all day. Wondeful imagery of the ice storm and then he drifts off from
that reality to a dream of swinging on birches as a boy, and of the trees
ending to him. I wish I could swing with such abandon up to the heavens and
then return to the ground, over and over, each time a fresh start. I love
this poem.

Sharh11 from United States
Comment 19 of 140, added on October 27th, 2005 at 10:15 AM.

after reading birches, i want to observe nature more closely. you can also
try.

m kamran sufi from Pakistan
Comment 18 of 140, added on September 19th, 2005 at 4:11 AM.

I get hot 'down there' when I hear this poem. O so hot!

Latin Maid from Greece
Comment 17 of 140, added on September 16th, 2005 at 11:53 PM.

You can listen to this poem at www.robertfrostoutloud.com - check it out!

Amy from United States
Comment 16 of 140, added on September 13th, 2005 at 1:18 AM.

This poem makes me get roudy

Kapish from Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan)
Comment 15 of 140, added on September 13th, 2005 at 1:16 AM.

poo poo

tea cup from United States
Comment 14 of 140, added on August 25th, 2005 at 6:47 PM.

Its my favourite, just read it again and again and you will smile

ellen from Netherlands
Comment 13 of 140, added on August 8th, 2005 at 11:45 AM.

The poem is an excellent symbolic representation of our mundane existence
which is made fruitful by spiritual aspirations.Frost makes the best use of
different techniques like simile, metaphor, onamatopoea, alliteration etc.
I firmly believe that the poem has no sexual connotations as some would
think.

A.J.Hareendran from India
Comment 12 of 140, added on June 2nd, 2005 at 8:02 PM.

That thing where you take the r in birches and replace it with the t is
funny as hell

Steve from United States
Comment 11 of 140, added on April 25th, 2005 at 10:18 AM.

i have never read this poem. i guess i should by all the nice comments you
are getting.

keely from United Kingdom

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Information about Birches

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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