Poets | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
March 2nd, 2015 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 285,056 comments.
Analysis and comments on Desert Places by Robert Frost

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 [18]

Comment 5 of 175, added on May 14th, 2005 at 11:50 PM.

I believe he’s expressing everyone’s loneliness or dark side of their mind.
It may be tucked away, and covered up, but it is still there.< And the
ground almost covered smooth in snow,/But a few weeds and stubble showing
last. > And he is trying not to notice it as much as possible. But no
matter how hard he tries it will only get worse< Will be more lonely ere it
will be less > and nobody can tell because he hides it from everyone. And
he is scared of it. with my own desert places. > He refers to it as desert places because it is
dry and barren of any emotion, such as a desert is to water and life.

I don't know, just a thought I guess...

(Ps Robert Frost is Amazing. One of my personal favorites) =)

Anne from United States
Comment 4 of 175, added on May 5th, 2005 at 10:05 PM.

i don't like it...robert is bad

susy from United States
Comment 3 of 175, added on March 18th, 2005 at 10:16 PM.

I think the poem highlights the theme of loneliness and isolation that
strikes the persona.

Nirmala from Malaysia
Comment 2 of 175, added on January 30th, 2005 at 5:02 PM.

Yes, we all have our desert places, but are "They," who try to "scare" us?

Allison from United States
Comment 1 of 175, added on January 28th, 2005 at 8:19 PM.

The last two lines of the poem, I believe are the epigram of the poem.
Each one of us have our own personal desert!!

Rao from United States

This poem has been commented on more than 10 times. Click below to see the other comments.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 [18]
Share |


Information about Desert Places

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: Desert Places
Volume: A Further Range
Year: 1936
Added: Feb 20 2003
Viewed: 60826 times


Add Comment

Do you have any comments, criticism, paraphrasis or analysis of this poem that you feel would assist other visitors in understanding this poem better? If they are accepted, they will be added to this page of American Poems. Together we can build a wealth of information, but it will take some discipline and determination.

Do not post questions, pleas for homework help or anything of the sort, as these types of comments will be removed. The proper place for questions is the poetry forum.

Please note that after you post a comment, it can take up to an hour before it is visible on the website! Rest assured that your comment is not lost, so don't enter your comment again.

Comment on: Desert Places
By: Robert Frost

Name: (required)
E-mail Address: (required)
Country:
Show E-mail Address:
Yes No
Subject:
Poem Comments:

Poem Info

Frost Info
Copyright © 2000-2015 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links