Arts & Leisure

Robert Frost at age 150 is still worthy of recollection

WEYBRIDGE AUTHOR JAY Parini, shown here on the Robert Frost Trail in Ripton, will take part in a March 29 literary event at Town Hall Theater celebrating the life and work of legendary poet Robert Frost. The evening will feature some of Frost’s most famous pieces, selected from Parini’s “Robert Frost – Sixteen Poems to Learn by Heart.” PHOTO / OLIVER PARINI

For around five decades, Jay Parini has returned to Frost’s poems as a reader, a fellow writer, an academic and a biographer. He spent more than 20 of those years poring over Frost’s work and interviewing those close to the poet to compile his 1999 biography “Robert Frost: A Life.” 

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