The Span Of Life

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



The old dog barks backwards without getting up.
I can remember when he was a pup.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on April 16, 2023

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Scheme AA
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 109
Words 20
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 2

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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