Friday, February 7, 2014

Something Doesn't Love a Wall

Robert Frost.  What he can do with words.  This post contains bits and pieces of his poem mixed with my photos of an old rock wall.  In Northwest Arkansas, you just never know where you will stumble across one.  Can you imagine all the hard work that went into building it?

Something there is that doesn't love a wall,

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That sends the frozen-ground-swell under it,

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And spills the upper boulders in the sun,

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And makes gaps even two can pass abreast.

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I let my neighbor know beyond the hill;
And on a day we meet to walk the line
And set the wall between us once again.
We keep the wall between us as we go.
My apple trees will never get across

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And eat the cones under his pines, I tell him.

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He only says, 'Good fences make good neighbors.

;-)  -Marci


  1. Beautiful! I love that old stone

  2. It looks like part of a enchanted wood.

  3. There are so many beautiful rock walls here in the Ozarks. I like to think about the hands that picked them up oh so long ago to clear a field or a forest. Love Robert Frost!

  4. I do love Robert Frost and the pictures are truly lovely. Thanks for linking up to Snickerdoodle Sunday. We love having you every week.

  5. Beautiful pictures. Your tu tu was so cute at last weeks party. Thanks for sharing with Wednesday's Adorned From Above Link Party.
    Debi and Charly

  6. Lovely post and beautiful pictures of the old rock walls! Thanks for sharing and thanks for linking up with us at Tell Me About It Tuesday! I hope you hop over again next week.

  7. A good sharing. Pinned in Group's board.. Cheers and have a nice day.


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