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Analysis and comments on Canis Major by Robert Frost

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Comment 7 of 9, added on February 12th, 2012 at 6:02 AM.

NVQqKm Yeah, it is clear now !... From the very beginning I did not
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Comment 6 of 9, added on May 13th, 2007 at 11:32 PM.

It makes me feel like i'am actually there staring at the stars in one
minute then watching it being real in the next! It's a really good poem

Lexi from United States
Comment 5 of 9, added on May 11th, 2006 at 9:34 PM.

I guess Frost considered himself a Canis Minor... :)

Very nice poem.

Dj from United States
Comment 4 of 9, added on March 16th, 2006 at 8:36 PM.

a special poem as it captures how we all feel as we, all Underdogs,slowly
traverse the arc of our lives, perpetually 'on hind feet', prancing about
the things that attract and entice us, excited, always somehow innocent,
passionate...such a valuable moment he chose to 'snapshot' and immortalise.
thank you all for noticing - it slowed me down enough to appreciate the

David from Canada
Comment 3 of 9, added on February 23rd, 2006 at 4:27 PM.

I very much enjoy this poem. Not only does it reference to something that I
am familiar with (I love stargazing), but it causes the reader to believe
that the author himself is an actual canine. It gave me the impression that
the dog on the ground was akinning itself with the dog in the sky, as if it
held a brotherhood. Very beautiful. I'm saving this for my English project!

Cho from United States
Comment 2 of 9, added on October 8th, 2005 at 7:27 AM.

I think this is the most meaningful poem every written. It's artistic on
one hand and bring a very strong massage along.

Alon from Israel
Comment 1 of 9, added on May 24th, 2005 at 8:08 PM.

I think this is a pretty poem. It akes a lot of meaning into so little a

Bob from United States

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Information about Canis Major

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 23. Canis Major
Volume: West-Running Brook
Year: 1928
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Feb 19 2006

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