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Robert Frost - Evening in a Sugar Orchard

From where I lingered in a lull in march
outside the sugar-house one night for choice,
I called the fireman with a careful voice
And bade him leave the pan and stoke the arch:
'O fireman, give the fire another stoke,
And send more sparks up chimney with the smoke.'
I thought a few might tangle, as they did,
Among bare maple boughs, and in the rare
Hill atmosphere not cease to glow,
And so be added to the moon up there.
The moon, though slight, was moon enough to show
On every tree a bucket with a lid,
And on black ground a bear-skin rug of snow.
The sparks made no attempt to be the moon.
They were content to figure in the trees
As Leo, Orion, and the Pleiades.
And that was what the boughs were full of soon.

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Evening in a Sugar Orchard - Comments and Information

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 36. Evening in a Sugar Orchard
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: Published/Written in 1923
Poem of the Day: Jan 2 2006

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ksnLo8 this december, fruit this december, fruit cakes are becoming more common in our local supermarket. i love fruit cakes::

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