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Robert Frost
Robert Frost
Robert Frost was born on March 26, 1874, in San Francisco,...
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Fire and Ice

 
by Robert Frost

Some say the world will end in fire,	
Some say in ice.	
From what I've tasted of desire	
I hold with those who favor fire.	
But if it had to perish twice,
I think I know enough of hate	
To know that for destruction ice	
Is also great	
And would suffice.









First printed in Harper's Magazine, December 1920.
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