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Comment 8 of 11, added on May 23rd, 2012 at 3:54 PM.

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Comment 7 of 11, added on April 10th, 2009 at 2:47 PM.

yes, agree. My personal take is that this does not have to do with Frost's
own death- but instead about accepting things outside of our control (in
general) and specifically, about his own need to come to terms with
acceptance at a painful rate given the many times he faced the death of
loved ones in his lifetime (mom, sister, wife, children).

amy from United States
Comment 6 of 11, added on March 23rd, 2009 at 8:38 PM.

Hey, all intelligent Chris - Frost died in 1963. Poem was written in '28.
End of career- notsomuch.

Anyways, great poem, etc etc

"Let the night be too dark for me to see" - Darkness is coming, the most
popular interpretation is death.
Let what will be, be - You can't change what's going to happen (night will
fall, people will die, etc), so let it be. THUS the name of the poem,
acceptance, the speaker is accepting their fate

Bob from United States
Comment 5 of 11, added on April 16th, 2007 at 9:14 PM.

this poem was written late in his career and he is comenting on the
acceptance of his fate, i.e.-death for all you slow ones out there

chris from United States
Comment 4 of 11, added on April 1st, 2006 at 4:45 AM.

I like the poems of Robert Frost very much。 But I do not quite
understand the last sentence of the poem。 Does it have any symbolic
meaning ? What does the author want to express through the

Snow from China
Comment 3 of 11, added on November 18th, 2005 at 8:30 AM.

you people are retarded. This poem is about accepting things that you can't
control such as the night turning to dark and anything else for that
matter. thanks for no help!

yo from United States
Comment 2 of 11, added on September 18th, 2005 at 11:47 AM.

I dont understand what this poem is about. I wish someone could explain it
to me. I have an English prject due tomorrow. :) Please Email me

Steph from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 8. Acceptance
Volume: West-Running Brook
Year: 1928
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 2516 times
Poem of the Day: Apr 22 2014

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