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A Great Poet Robert Frost is one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century The ease of reading and the simple language of his poetry are the reason that his poetry is studied by nearly all students of literature today Unlike a lot of poetry that must be dissected and interpreted to gain an understanding of its inner meaning Frost uses scenes from nature that are easily recognizable to nearly everyone to convey his messages Although there are those that do not consider Frost as a classical poet claiming that his style is too simple and average making it sentimental saying The human average has never been admirable and that is why literature which glorifies the average is sentimental rather than classical Winters However it is hard to argue that he is not a classical poet when many of his poems have mattered to millions of readers Schilb and Clifford 105 Whether Frost is considered to be a classic poet or not is simply a matter of opinion Born in San Francisco California March 26 1874 At the age of eleven his father died and his family moved east Frosts mother being a teacher did quite a lot of home teaching to her children As one historian writes she filled his early years with Shakespeare Bible stories and myths was reading aloud from Tom Browns School Days Burns Ralph Waldo Emerson Wordsworth and Percys Reliques Before long he was memorizing poetry and reading books on his own Burnshaw This early introduction to literature was the key for his future success While attending high school Frost continued to read and study the classic writers and began writing his own poetry His poem La Noche Triste appeared in the high school Bulletin At twenty he sold his first poem My Butterfly An Elegy to a New York magazine The Independent for fifteen dollars He now believed that he could make a decent living as a poet
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