Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, MEETING AND PASSING, by ROBERT FROST



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First Line: As I went down the hill along the wall
Last Line: Before we met and you what I had passed.
Subject(s): Relationships


As I went down the hill along the wall
There was a gate I had leaned at for the view
And had just turned from when I first saw you
As you came up the hill. We met. But all
We did that day was mingle great and small
Footprints in summer dust as if we drew
The figure of our being less than two
But more than one as yet. Your parasol

Pointed the decimal off with one deep thrust.
And all the time we talked you seemed to see
Something down there to smile at in the dust.
(Oh, it was without prejudice to me!)
Afterward I went past what you had passed
Before we met and you what I had passed.





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