The stanzas are the rhyming pattern rather than merely extra line spacing (leading) to separate blocks of thought. Here the poem becomes more than just a late-night meditation on the harshness of nature's seasons in the rural calendar year. Soul, mind and all the moral ambiguities are at the forefront. Here all four copper etchings come into play, the fluid, organic forms always in the background of the logic of zones.

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It is very far north, we admit, to have brought the peach.

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What comes over a man, is it soul or mind

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That to no limits and bounds he can stay confined?

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You would say his ambition was to extend the reach

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Clear to the Arctic of every living kind.

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It is very far north, we admit, to have brought the peach.
What comes over a man, is it soul or mind
That to no limits and bounds he can stay confined?
You would say his ambition was to extend the reach
Clear to the Arctic of every living kind.

There are roughly zones | Robert Frost

There are roughly zones | plates 01, 02

There are roughly zones | plates 01, 02

There are roughly zones | plates 03, 04

There are roughly zones | plates 03, 04

Prints of the First Stanza

Prints of the First Stanza

Prints of the Second Stanza

Prints of the Third Stanza

Prints of the Third Stanza

Prints of the Fourth Stanza

Prints of the Fourth Stanza

Artist Proofs for the Dedication to Helen Clark

Artist Proofs for the Dedication to Helen Clark

A Personal Interpretation of There Are Roughly Zones

A Personal Interpretation of There Are Roughly Zones

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