A deeper meaning is revealed in “Spring Pools” when Frost transforms a simple act of nature into an important message of life. He illustrates the cycle of life when he speaks of the flowers and trees soaking up the water “from snow that melted only yesterday” (Spring Pools). This use of symbolism portrays the way even the beauty of a snowflake can vanish to become a resource for another form of life, like the oil our cars burn today, from the decomposed remains of life before us. That is not a very pretty picture, and it is hard to think of it that way, but when frost describes it in the way he did, a connection to humanity is made in a poetic, relatable, and understandable way.
Nature interacts in ways humanity does, and Frost demonstrates this well in both poems. First, in “A Winters Eden” Frost writes: “So near to paradise all pairing ends:/Here loveless birds now flock as winter friends,/Content with bud-inspecting. They presume/To say which buds are leaf and which are bloom” (A Winter Eden). Nature imagery here shows birds during summer inspecting flowers and collecting nectar. Something that is normally looked past, and seemingly insignificant is flip flopped in this poem. During winter birds don't do anything but feed, nest, and