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Analysis and comments on Gathering Leaves by Robert Frost

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Comment 3 of 93, added on October 25th, 2004 at 8:46 AM.

this poem is quite boring. i can't imagine what it took to write a poem
about gathering leaves after they fell from a tree. there is nothing poetic
about it. they're just leaves. Robert Frost must have had too much time on
his hands if he actually thought it was good.

Happy Pappy from Australia
Comment 2 of 93, added on October 22nd, 2004 at 9:44 PM.

I too heard this poem on the public radio station yesterday. It was lost
and now found again since I recited it more than 30 years ago in Mr.
Haussen's Modern Poetry High School Class at Amity. What a delight is is
to share it tonight with my 9 year-old son.

Antone from United States
Comment 1 of 93, added on October 21st, 2004 at 8:50 PM.

Just heard this poem read on the Radio. What a delight! I was on the way
home after a rough day at the office, and this is just what I needed to
cleanse myself of all the rigours of my job. My bride will be home later
this evening, as she has a meeting with her womens Art group. I'll be all
alone, and drinking a beer, thinking about this refreshing little Autumn
treat.
Allen

Allen James from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 37. Gathering Leaves
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Mar 25 2012


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