by Carl Sandburg Look out how you use proud words. When you let proud words go, it is not easy to call them back. They wear long boots, hard boots; they walk off proud; they can’t hear you calling– Look out how you use proud words.
Category Archives: Poems I’ve Memorized
Bond and Free
by Robert Frost Love has earth to which she clings With hills and circling arms about– Wall within wall to shut fear out. But Thought has need of no such things, For Thought has a pair of dauntless wings On snow and sand and turf, I see Where Love has left a printed trace WithContinue reading “Bond and Free”
The Road Not Taken
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps theContinue reading “The Road Not Taken”
Nothing Gold Can Stay
by Robert Frost Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.