Robert Frost’s poems are better known than the life he lived. Read the biography Papa Is a Poet: a Story About Robert Frost by Natalie S. Bober to hear about the life of one of America’s greatest poets as witnessed by his daughter Lesley Frost. Robert Frost was a farmer, a poet and a deep thinker. The book describes him perfectly:
Papa did things his way. He decided to milk his cow at midnight so he could stay awake and read Shakespeare and write poems in the hush of a sleeping household. I remember hearing the neighbors talk about the warm glow of the kerosene lamp in the kitchen window.