To a Black Dancer in "The Little Savoy"
by Langston Hughes
Of the jazz-tuned night,
Sweet as purple dew,
Like the pillows of all sweet dreams'
The grapes of joy
And dripped their juice
In December, more than two dozen teenagers were arrested for breaking into and vandalizing the one-time summer residence of Robert Frost. Their punishment? Attend a class about the American poet. Novelist and Middlebury College professor Jay Parini, who taught the class, talks with Robert Siegel.