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This is Fort Juniper, the home of poet Robert Francis in Amherst, Massachusetts. In the summer of 1940 Robert Francis bought 1/2 acre of land on which to build a house. The entire cost of his 20 foot by 22 foot house was $1500. He called his homeā€¦

francis_in_doorway.jpg
Photograph of Robert Francis in the doorway of Fort Juniper, the small house he built in North Amherst, leaning with one hand on the outside wall.

francis_with_books.jpg
Photograph of Robert Francis spending some time thinking at Fort Juniper.

francis_arms_behind_head.jpg
Upper body shot of Robert Francis in a suit and tie, wearing glasses, and with his arms behind his head.

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Poet Robert Francis is interviewed by NPR's Poems to a Listener host and producer Henry Lyman, at Fort Juniper, Francis' home in Amherst.

RobertFrancis2-96.mp3
Sound recording of Robert Francis reciting his poem "Pumpkin Man."

RobertFrancis1-96.mp3
Sound recording of Robert Francis reciting his poems "Hay Heaviness", "Dwight", and "The Gypsy Moth Man".
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