Poets | Bookstore | Poem of the Day | Top 40 | Search | Comments | Privacy
December 20th, 2014 - we have 234 poets, 8,025 poems and 279,673 comments.
Robert Frost - The Sound of the Trees

I wonder about the trees.
Why do we wish to bear
Forever the noise of these
More than another noise
So close to our dwelling place?
We suffer them by the day
Till we lose all measure of pace,
And fixity in our joys,
And acquire a listening air.
They are that that talks of going
But never gets away;
And that talks no less for knowing,
As it grows wiser and older,
That now it means to stay.
My feet tug at the floor
And my head sways to my shoulder
Sometimes when I watch trees sway,
From the window or the door.
I shall set forth for somewhere,
I shall make the reckless choice
Some day when they are in voice
And tossing so as to scare
The white clouds over them on.
I shall have less to say,
But I shall be gone.

Share |

Added: Feb 20 2003 | Viewed: 1365 times | Comments and analysis of The Sound of the Trees by Robert Frost Comments (272)

The Sound of the Trees - Comments and Information

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 30. The Sound of the Trees
Volume: Mountain Interval
Year: Published/Written in 1916
Poem of the Day: Mar 3 2011

Comment 272 of 272, added on October 20th, 2014 at 9:13 AM.
dobvDIUGexMrSxFp

AVRnn4 Howdy! I simply want to give a huge thumbs up for the good data you have got right here on this post. I will be coming back to your weblog for more soon.

crorkz from Luxembourg
Comment 271 of 272, added on August 7th, 2014 at 4:18 PM.
pLfPboUppaWnoqZKtUu

A big thank you for your article post. Great.

personalised mugs from Nepal
Comment 270 of 272, added on August 7th, 2014 at 2:51 PM.
HesvVgAiRwMxAaT

I value the article.Much thanks again. Really Great.

nobis jacket from Moldova

Are you looking for more information on this poem? Perhaps you are trying to analyze it? The poem, The Sound of the Trees, has received 272 comments. Click here to read them, and perhaps post a comment of your own.

Poem Info

Frost Info
Copyright © 2000-2012 Gunnar Bengtsson. All Rights Reserved. Links | Bookstore