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Robert Frost - The Aim was Song

Before man came to blow it right
The wind once blew itself untaught,
And did its loudest day and night
In any rough place where it caught.

Man came to tell it what was wrong:
I hadn't found the place to blow;
It blew too hard--the aim was song.
And listen--how it ought to go!

He took a little in his mouth,
And held it long enough for north
To be converted into south,
And then by measure blew it forth.

By measure. It was word and note,
The wind the wind had meant to be--
A little through the lips and throat.
The aim was song--the wind could see.

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 23. The Aim was Song
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: Published/Written in 1923
Poem of the Day: Dec 25 2001

Comment 13 of 13, added on September 21st, 2011 at 1:13 PM.
you fools

you fools the poem is about wind thats it nothing more get your head screwed right

brendan from Canada
Comment 12 of 13, added on March 23rd, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 11 of 13, added on October 14th, 2009 at 10:08 AM.

this poem shows good relationship between man and nature

bushraafzal from Pakistan

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