October 14, 2010

Quotable: Robert Frost (3)

Magnified apples appear and disappear,
Stem end and blossom end,
And every fleck of russet showing clear.
My instep arch not only keeps the ache,
It keeps the pressure of a ladder-round.
I feel the ladder sway as the boughs bend.
--Robert Frost, "After Apple Picking" 

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