Now Close The Windows

Robert Frost 1874 (San Francisco) – 1963 (Boston)



Now close the windows and hush all the fields:
If the trees must, let them silently toss;
No bird is singing now, and if there is,
Be it my loss.

It will be long ere the marshes resume,
I will be long ere the earliest bird:
So close the windows and not hear the wind,
But see all wind-stirred.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on May 01, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme XAXA XBXB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 294
Words 61
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 4, 4

Robert Frost

Robert Lee Frost was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. more…

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