frost-free quotes- 10 of
the eave-drops fall
Heard only in the trances of the blast,
The Frost performs its secret ministry,
Unhelped by any wind. The owlet's cry
Writing free verse is like playing tennis with the net down.
I had to prosper good and punish evil.
You changed all that. You set me free to reign.
All out of doors looked darkly in at him
Through the thin frost, almost in separate stars,
Everyone asks for freedom for himself,
The man free love, the businessman free trade,
I write real verse in numbers, as they say.
I'm talking not free verse but blank verse now.
Free verse leaves out the meter and makes up
For the deficiency by church intoning.
He writes free verse, I'm told, and he is thought
To be the author of the Seven Freedoms:
Freedom is slavery some poets tell us.
Enslave yourself to the right leader's truth,
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