“It’s hard to imagine the author of “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”—the watcher of trees and grass, of frozen lakes and forested darkness—pinning up political posters in a crowded San Francisco bar. But, while the personality that comes through in Frost’s poems was a genuine one, it was also edited…”
Yesterday was the fiftieth anniversary of Robert Frost’s death. Here, Joshua Rothman looks at the poet’s two sides: http://nyr.kr/VSHmr5
Photograph: Library of Congress.