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|This was written early in Frost's career and thereafter it appeared in practically every new volume of verse he published, right at the beginning, a poet's statement about his poetry, and an invitation to join him.|
By Woods on a Snowy Evening
Both Clifford and Charlie know this one by heart. It was a favourite at bedtime when they were small, and even though the last line speaks of "miles to go before I sleep", it seldom failed to convey just the opposite message. With the first statement of the line, the eyelids began to droop, and sleep was seldom far behind the second.