Robert Francis Poems

Robert Francis was an American poet born in Pennsylvania. Over the years of his career, he lectured throughout the country. He is considered one of the greatest “neglected” poets of his time. His work is noted for its light-hearted and charming tone.

Nothing is Far

by Robert Francis

‘Nothing is Far’ by Robert Francis is a concise piece dealing with the speaker’s quest to find God in his everyday life. 

Silent Poem

by Robert Francis

‘Silent Poem’ by Robert Francis is a poem dedicated to the “silent things” one finds in nature and on a rural farm. It is composed of a series of compound words.