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Leaves Compared With Flowers Analysis



Author: poem of Robert Frost Type: poem Views: 53

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A tree's leaves may be ever so good,

So may its bar, so may its wood;

But unless you put the right thing to its root

It never will show much flower or fruit.



But I may be one who does not care

Ever to have tree bloom or bear.

Leaves for smooth and bark for rough,

Leaves and bark may be tree enough.



Some giant trees have bloom so small

They might as well have none at all.

Late in life I have come on fern.

Now lichens are due to have their turn.



I bade men tell me which in brief,

Which is fairer, flower or leaf.

They did not have the wit to say,

Leaves by night and flowers by day.



Leaves and bar, leaves and bark,

To lean against and hear in the dark.

Petals I may have once pursued.

Leaves are all my darker mood.






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he means that the flower may be better looking, but it\'s just an empty shell without inner beauty, and the leaves may be less pretty,but it has good insides and therefore can be trusted better.

| Posted on 2013-01-16 | by a guest


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Symbolism is basically the whole concept of this poem. Frost is comparing two different girls in this poem. The “flower” is symbolizing a girl who is very pretty and sweet. And the “leaf” is symbolizing another who may not be as pretty, but she has a better personality, and the speaker likes her better. Frost talks about how a flower may be something better to look at on the outside; however, the leaf is better on the inside. The speaker ends up selecting the “leaf” that he can trust in the end.

| Posted on 2012-05-13 | by a guest


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I think this poem is about personal development, and growth.. because we are all substance and exist just like a tree always has leaves and bark as its basic component, but with added nutrition and timing of seasons it bears fruit and blossoms, the same way with time management and education or hard work we too as humans can accomplish our maximum potential and become like a tree with flowers.. however the poet does say that some may even prefer the simple life and not want to reach their max and are happy with just leaves and bark, because after all it is still a tree.

| Posted on 2012-04-16 | by a guest


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This poem i think is about the poet trying to figure out what is better leaves or flowers. It ends up that there equelly the same: Petals i may have once pursued. Leaves are all my darker mood.

| Posted on 2010-08-03 | by a guest




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