Poet: Robert Frost
On Looking Up By Chance At The Constellations
Volume: West-Running Brook
Year: Published/Written in 1928
Poem of the Day:
Sep 30 2002
Comment 4 of 4, added on February 10th, 2012 at 11:29 AM.
a good dossusciin can be started on this post,as i do not fully agree with you,but nevertheless,good post.
Comment 3 of 4, added on December 16th, 2009 at 11:04 AM.
i like this poem too
Comment 2 of 4, added on March 17th, 2006 at 3:54 PM.
People always look up to the planets and stars and such as if they'll see something more than
just clouds and stars and what is actually visible.
Heaven is said to be towards the sky, but it's not like you can see it. He's saying to not
waste your time with keeping your head in the clouds, and dwelling on thoughts of
heaven and the future because there's simply no point in it. You'll never be able to see heaven
or anything beyond, or see into the future, until it's actually your time to do, or until the future actually becomes present, so why waste time trying to predict the future, or find heaven?
Live your life for today, and don't look towards the future, for you have
a long time to live before you'll find out what lies beyond death.
Lynn from United States
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