By Samuel Armstrong
Robert Frost's Biography
Robert Lee Frost was born in San Francisco California on March 26th 1874. He was born to a journalist William Prescott Frost Jr. and Isabelle Moodie. Robert lost his father to tuberculosis forcing Robert, his mother Isabelle, and his little sister Jeanie to move to Lawrence where he enrolled in high school and got his first poem published in the school’s paper.
Robert Frost's impact on the 1920's
reading poetry at Kennedy's inauguration
One of Robert Frost's most famous moments was reading poetry at President John F. Kennedy's inauguration, where he had new poem "Dedication" ready to read but he couldn't see the paper so he recited "A gift outright" from memory.
His Pulitzer Prize winning poem book "New Hampshire"
The book compilation of poems by Robert Frost known as "New Hampshire" features poems such as "Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening", "Nothing good can stay" and "Fire and Ice" and has won a Pulitzer prize in 1923.
one of Robert Frost's most famous quotes
This quote from one of Robert Frost's lesser known poem "The road not taken" has inspired thousands.