Robert Frost

(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963 / San Francisco)

The Road Not Taken


Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood
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  • Veteran Poet - 1,338 Points Madathil Rajendran Nair (3/4/2015 5:51:00 AM)

    A very simple looking poem with profound nuances. As some one said here, there of course is some confusion about what Frost really meant. However, I would like to go by the simple explanation that this poem concerns choices that we face in life and the decisions we take with a certain amount of risk. One can recapitulate on one's decision on a later date when the path has been walked - of course, with a sigh. But Frost definitely means taking the decision is the real difference that is made. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Benny Joseph (2/25/2015 8:23:00 AM)

    Very inspirational really makes to think different (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nathanael Burns-Watson (2/21/2015 9:13:00 PM)

    But seriously you all think you have it figured out when the only person who ever did was Frost himself (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nathanael Burns-Watson (2/21/2015 9:12:00 PM)

    Lol posted twice (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nathanael Burns-Watson (2/21/2015 9:08:00 PM)

    This poem confuses me. Perhaps that's quite the point. Like abstract art there's no definite meaning, it's all about perspective... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Nathanael Burns-Watson (2/21/2015 9:06:00 PM)

    This poem confuses me. Perhaps that's quite the point. Like abstract art there's no definite meaning, it's all about perspective... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 103 Points Neptune Barman (2/20/2015 3:21:00 AM)

    He is one of my favourite poet. I read this poem in my textbook early. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 126 Points Artistry The Sound (2/19/2015 9:45:00 PM)

    he said 3 times in the poem that the roads were the same, in fact he said they were both equally worn. In the very end he said he'll tell the story with a sigh... and that has made all the difference. Reading through the comments... no one really seen what he said, I'm glad frost was not a politician! (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 0 Points Fred Williams (3/4/2015 3:08:00 PM)

    frost did not say the roads were the same, they could look similar, but could not be the same as they were going in different directions - diverged. his choice, as in all our lives, was to make a decision concerning direction. he knew he would not come back to that decision point again. the less traveled path was for him.

  • Rookie Kay Simpson (2/12/2015 4:41:00 AM)

    One of my favourite Poems. I think its about life in general.And hoping the path you chose was the right one. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 894 Points Rakhi Jayashankar (2/11/2015 10:04:00 PM)

    every time I read this I could see a new meaning, a better interpretation (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dheeraj kry (2/11/2015 1:54:00 PM)

    Good1 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dheeraj kry (2/11/2015 1:53:00 PM)

    Very sensible poem... It has a very deeper meaning to life also... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ryan Patterson (2/6/2015 9:58:00 AM)

    Great poem very inspiering (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Giant Medieval Sword (1/30/2015 10:16:00 AM)

    Freaking scrub should've gone backwards. -6/4% until he plays Stanley Parable. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,415 Points Herbert Guitang (1/21/2015 9:33:00 AM)

    An amazing maze kind of road. Deep and meaningful (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Tim Hollander (1/16/2015 11:27:00 AM)

    This is the best poem ever (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Monai Roland (1/3/2015 2:42:00 PM)

    He says the roads were really worn about the same so that was just his choice they seem as if he was describing the same roads (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Riham El-Ashry (12/29/2014 12:34:00 PM)

    Deep meanings, makes me think about the road I took (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 164 Points Musa Ndhlovu (12/25/2014 11:48:00 AM)

    Great art... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 21,595 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (12/17/2014 9:19:00 AM)

    The road that traveled less that is important. The great poem of the great poetic mind always. (Report) Reply

    Rookie Monai Roland (1/3/2015 2:42:00 PM)

    He says the roads were really worn about the same so that was just his choice they seem as if he was describing the same roads



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