New Frost Poem FoundAn unpublished poem by Robert Frost has been found by a graduate student at the University of Virginia. While reading in the school's library the correspondence of Frost's friend Frederick Melcher, Robert Stilling found a reference to an unpublished war poem that Frost had written in one of his books owned by Melcher. This book was also in the university's library, and in it Stilling found the handwritten poem.New Frost Poem Found by bananaprincess
It is called "War Thoughts at Home" and was written in 1918. While the entire poem will be published in the fall issue of the Virginia Quarterly Review, a few lines have been revealed in this Guardian article. In the poem, two fighting birds and a woman reflect on the first World War. The poem will be presented at the Harrison Institute at the University of Virginia on October 20.
Frost is one of America's most famous and beloved poets, author of poems such as "The Road Not Taken," "Stopping by Woo