by Robert Frost
Birches Isolation Quotes
How we cite our quotes: (line)
Some boy too far from town to learn baseball, (Line 25)
This detail sums up the way that the geography can limit a young boy's contact with his peers.
Whose only play was what he found himself,
Summer or winter, and could play alone. (Lines 26-27)
Here we see the positive consequences of isolation. For example, isolation from other boys and girls had fostered a sense of ingenuity and creative thought in the boy.