The Road Not Taken (Robert Frost)

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing there
Had worn them really about the same,

And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.

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~ by blackcadillac73 on April 29, 2009.

3 Responses to “The Road Not Taken (Robert Frost)”

  1. have always loved this poem

  2. The only poem I truly love, almost personal.

  3. I adore your blog and would love to share/post The Road Not taken to my personal page, if you are kind enough to give me permission (referring mostly to the photograph). Kindly consider my request and let me know, Thank you.

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