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Alternative voicing: The Road Less Traveled by the Oprah Guest


Two roads diverged in the woods of my life,
I’d been down one of those roads before,

And it takes all the inner strength I can muster
To not repeat that debilitating, self-destructive behavior again.

Two roads diverged in the woods of my life,
And I took the more fulfilling one, and you can
Read in my new book* how that has made all the difference.

Submitted: Monday, August 28, 2006
Edited: Saturday, August 28, 2010

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Comments about this poem (Alternative voicing: The Road Less Traveled by the Oprah Guest by Professor Poetry Hound )

  • Rookie Rev. Dr. A. Jacob Hassler (2/21/2007 7:11:00 AM)

    you should have a go at Dr. Phil next. Where's Donohue when you need him?

    Jake (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Debora Short (8/28/2006 6:01:00 PM)

    LOL! !

    Frost and Oprah a natural, Professor!

    ~ Debora (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Joseph Daly (8/28/2006 9:02:00 AM)

    Nice and succinct cynicism mate. I like this. And I didn't cry. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (8/28/2006 8:29:00 AM)

    This is such a sad poem. I have been there too. And back. I hope that with the ****s help you may find the strength to overcome this hurdle in your life. Don't be put off. There are many many roads in life and I pray that you may find the right one. Keep To The Right, And You'll Never Be Left... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Scarlett Treat (8/28/2006 8:01:00 AM)

    What, no tears for the watchers of the Oprah Show. Surely you can work up one! (Report) Reply

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