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FIRE AND ICE

FIRE AND ICE Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But if it had to perish twice, I think I know enough of hate To know that for destruction ice Is also great And would suffice. (Robert Frost lived from 1874 to 1963.. He lived and taught for many years in Massachusetts and Vermont.)  

THE GIFT OUTRIGHT

 (Robert Frost, 1874 – 1963, read this poem at the inauguration of John F. Kennedy.) The land was ours before we were the land’s. She was our land more than a hundred years Before we were her people. She was ours In Massachusetts, in Virginia, But we were England’s, still colonials, Possessing what we still were unpossessed by, Possessed by what we now no more possessed. Something we were withholding made us weak Until we found out that it was ourselves We were withholding from our land of living, ...