On this day in history, March 26, 1874, American poet Robert Frost is born in San Francisco

On this day in history, March 26, 1874, American poet Robert Frost was born in San Francisco. He was born to Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Frost, Jr., a Harvard-educated journalist and newspaper editor.

Frost was raised in California and educated at Dartmouth College and Harvard University. He was a teacher at Lawrence High School in Massachusetts and at Pinkerton Academy in New Hampshire.

Frost's first book of poetry, A Boy's Will, was published in 1913. His second book, North of Boston, was published in 1914. Frost's work was so well-received that he was awarded over forty honorary degrees from universities around the world. He was also awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry four times.

Frost's poems are known for their regional, rural themes and their exploration of nature and the human condition. His most famous works include “The Road Not Taken,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” and “The Tuft of Flowers.” He is also known for his famous poem, “Mending Wall,” which is said to be inspired by his experience of growing up in the West.

Frost's work is considered to be some of the most influential poetry of the 20th century. His work has been translated into over thirty languages and has been widely studied by generations of readers. Robert Frost passed away in Boston in 1963 at the age of 88.

Today, March 26, we honor the legacy of Robert Frost, one of the greatest American poets of all time. He will remain an iconic and beloved figure of American literature for generations to come.