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~ Historical & Classical Poetry ~




Fire and Ice


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.



Robert Frost (18741963)









Images "Oaks" and "Stonecold": Juergen Eilts, used by permission.