He often wrote about rural scenes in New England, even though he was originally from California.
He painted lovely images with his words such as in the poem, "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening."
Can you imagine how exciting it was to look for and then find his gravestone in the First Congregational Church Cemetery in Bennington, Vermont?
We actually did that this past fall. It was a lovely excursion.
Following signs, one walks down a long pathway and then turns right before spotting the tombstone which rises up from the ground.
There were a lot of pennies on it, indicating visits from dozens of other admirers.
His wife and some of their children are also buried there.
May his gentle soul forever rest in peace.
DO YOU LIKE TO VISIT OLD GRAVEYARDS? IF YES, WHY?