Robert Frost Christmas Cards: Doom to Bloom

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Doom to Bloom

Frost’s 1950 Christmas greeting contains advice from a political oracle in the person of a “Cumaean Sybil, charming Ogress,” who provocatively tells the poet “that liberal or conservative / The state’s one function is to give.” Wood-engravings for this card were by Fritz Eichenberg.

Robert Frost. Doom to Bloom. New York: The Spiral Press, 1950.

Doom to Bloom

Dedication page

Doom to Bloom

Interior pages