Even with this knowledge he prefers the idea of the boys swinging from the trees because he was a birch swinger. The strength and survival of the birches. Dec 30, 2017. One could do worse than be a swinger of birches. Brow In the poem “Birches” by Robert Frost, Frost attempts to Illustrate a cycle of growing up. One could do worse than be a swinger of birches Get all…