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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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  • Joe Breunig (1/23/2012 2:55:00 PM)

    This is one of my favorite Frost poems; as noted in the last stanza, making the right decision makes the difference in the course of one's life!

    -Joe Breunig
    Reaching Towards His Unbounded Glory
    A Journey Of... Poetic Purpose (Report) Reply

  • Lawrence H (1/20/2012 7:05:00 PM)

    This is a very good poem for reflection of our life path we taken and going to take..Most people take easy path to life and they encounter many obstacles along the way too...If we take a road less travel, maybe we can learn much better as a person and a poet...Success is not an overnight matter, it takes many sacrifices and intelligent efforts to reach our aim or achieving our dream. (Report) Reply

  • Abby Fancher (1/20/2012 2:47:00 PM)

    Well-written and very philosophical. I very much like this poem, as well as many others of Robert Frost'. I like the simple meaning of his poems, and also the meaning that has comforted me through some very ruff times. This poem is amazing in it's deep meaning and, when we studied it in school, it taught me much and I am probably a much better person (at least better educated!) . (Report) Reply

  • Justin Reamer (1/19/2012 6:52:00 PM)

    The poem is very well-written. It is philosophical. Robert Frost tells us that we can choose any path we can in life. In his poem, he has made a hard adult decision, and he chose the road less travelled. He chose the right path. Thus, he tells us we can take another path, as well. (Report) Reply

  • Kadombini Paromita (1/11/2012 8:17:00 AM)

    A highly philosophical poem. Forst gives us a philosophy that we are free to choose but we do'nt really know beforehand what we are choosing between. I love Robert Forst. Forst's poems start with pleasure and ends with wisdom... (Report) Reply

  • Judith Furedi (12/26/2011 11:42:00 AM)

    One of my all time favorites. I heard it read aloud and it is even better. The cadences are extraordinary. The medium is the message. The message is not all that complicated - however, this is one of the finest examples of what poetry should be. The sound and the meaning intertwined. It soars. (Report) Reply

  • Alexis Ramos (11/23/2011 7:40:00 AM)

    wow i had to learn this poem about two years ago and thought it had no meaning but iread it agian and now it had alot of meaning to me. (Report) Reply

  • Shahzaib Asif (9/25/2011 4:19:00 AM)

    this poem is delivring a very good message which is true i like this poem nice poem..... (Report) Reply

  • Maryam Altaf (9/24/2011 4:25:00 AM)

    The delimma faced by most people is what the poet exprsess through this
    amazing poem..........the voice of a common man n one of the best given by Robert Frost.... (Report) Reply

  • Binte Ali (9/24/2011 1:32:00 AM)

    this poem is quite interesting and delivers a message which is the voice of every person in different kinds of situations.........: p (Report) Reply

  • Dave Walker (8/24/2011 5:37:00 AM)

    The road we take can change everything.
    Take a look at my new poems, for michael hicky
    And, boy to a man. Both true storys. Read them
    And tell me what road would you have taken. (Report) Reply

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