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Comment 122 of 522, added on April 16th, 2007 at 10:20 AM.

That's not quite the type of destruction Frost means, David.
Frost means the destruction of the internal, spiritual world. The metaphor
fits quite well, since fire and ice may someday destroy the physical world.

Dan from China
Comment 121 of 522, added on April 11th, 2007 at 8:58 PM.

i love yor specific details nice work.

gabriel d. from United States
Comment 120 of 522, added on April 11th, 2007 at 8:45 PM.

i like the poem it describes how mentally it is nice work.

gabriel d. from United States
Comment 119 of 522, added on April 7th, 2007 at 8:44 PM.

I have to write a critical analysis on this poem for my English 214 class.
I believe that this could be talking about the destruction of the world, a
relationship, the peace between countries, or ones own personal world in
his/her own mind. Either way, it seems to be his way of expressing two
different ways that things could end be it physically, or mentally.

Tiffany from United States
Comment 118 of 522, added on March 27th, 2007 at 5:57 PM.

Yes great poem.
Does anyone what type of poem this is???

Elsisbeth from United States
Comment 117 of 522, added on March 24th, 2007 at 8:57 PM.

hmmm, i think its a good poem talking about how he feel's inside, ho he
belives he'll end

mike from United States
Comment 116 of 522, added on February 27th, 2007 at 1:30 PM.

I think fire and ice is a masterful poem describing that too much hate
"fire" is bad for a person to have, but having too much pasion "ice" for a
person could be bad. PEACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ryan from United States
Comment 115 of 522, added on January 30th, 2007 at 1:19 AM.

Some know what it means to have the world end for they have felt it,endured
it, and each day miss that world they once knew, enjoyed, and loved. The
passion of desire and its energy can take one to new shores that can burn
and destroy, the passions of desire that rip apart our family and career.
These passions that burn like a fire out of control that engulf that which
we love and need and then destroy it, making the world we know and love end
in a blaze of passion. This is the end, the passionate end, the fire.
Then again there is another end. The icy state of fear, that grip that
draws you into your gut and leaves your body cold and stiff. It makes it
hard to move and turns the world gray and dank. It freezes and kills the
delicate life of summer. Leaving a world that is as dead and as ended as
one that passion could have taken away on another day. I hold with fire
but know that hate can take and is as great.

Fred Fletcher from United States
Comment 114 of 522, added on January 15th, 2007 at 9:58 AM.

Georie, everyone has the right to have an opinon! An intelligent person
(and you undoubtedly consider yourself one) pays attention to everyone's
perspective. By insulting them, you only acomplish showing them your real
self (which is ill informed, to use an euphemism).. The artist only gives
us his toil, in order (for us) to interpret it in whichever way we want. If
you feel like diverging, go ahead, but avoid calling anyone stupid, avoid
isolating yourself in a superior sphere, you're not nearly qualified.

John from United States
Comment 113 of 522, added on December 26th, 2006 at 4:07 PM.

Everyone that commented is stupid. Its not talking about the world ending
it is about A relationship ending. He is talking about it ending in fire
meaning Fast and ice meaning snow. All you people just dont know how to
read poems

Georie from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 17. Fire and Ice
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 1 2003

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