Robert Frost

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

The Road Not Taken - Poem by Robert Frost

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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Comments about The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

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

    Great art... (Report) Reply

    23 person liked.
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  • Gold Star - 33,815 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

  • Rookie - 72 Points Albrando Lucino (12/8/2014 2:30:00 AM)

    Wonderful and deep! I had hoped that the road not taken was easy, but it is indeed hard. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Joseph-ybholy Chikeleze (11/10/2014 7:52:00 PM)

    Thats my best poem . Thats the reason i dropped it at gistconcept.com some days ago . I love this poem , poem is what maketh a man (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 43 Points Matthew Ross (11/8/2014 1:27:00 PM)

    this poem although heavily antiquated holds excellence because it is easily understood. all you need is to take time to think about what frost has so brilliantly stated. it is wonderful (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/20/2014 9:32:00 AM)

    Success needs new ways to walk along so that people follow you..the secret of success is told by poet laureate, my dream poet Robert Frost (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 0 Points Angel Okoro (11/19/2014 12:31:00 AM)

    the poem isn't about success. In fact, it's about the opposite. It's about regret and possibly regretting the choice of individuality.
    Remember that Robert Frost was a realist/nihilist so he would never even talk about success in that manner.

    Rookie - 0 Points Angel Okoro (11/19/2014 12:29:00 AM)

    the poem isn't about success. In fact, it's about the opposite. It's about regret and possibly regretting the choice of individuality.
    Remember that Robert Frost was a realist/nihilist so he would never even talk about success in that manner

    Rookie - 0 Points Angel Okoro (11/19/2014 12:29:00 AM)

    the poem isn't about success. In fact, it's about the opposite. It's about regret and possibly regretting the choice of individuality.
    Remember that Robert Frost was a realist/nihilist so he would never even talk about success in that manner

  • Veteran Poet - 1,689 Points Naida Nepascua Supnet (10/19/2014 5:36:00 PM)

    all time fave
    all time love
    all time inspiration (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 348 Points Chris Howie (10/11/2014 8:03:00 PM)

    While this is a pretty awesome poem, and a favorite of mine simply for how it is written, so many misunderstand the intentions of the poem. I'm sure I'm not the only person to point this out, so I won't go into depth, but the poem is basically a mocking of the trend people have of attributing too much of the way things are presently for them to some one single event in their past, as if one single choice, no matter how inconsequential it may be, can alter your path in any great way.

    Note that he says that both roads are really about the same, and that he will only be saying to other people that one road was less-travelled, as if to justify it to himself. Again, it's a good poem, but so many people get it wrong. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 271 Points Stephen Loomes (9/27/2014 3:39:00 AM)

    Solipsistic simplistic drivel (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,426 Points Georgios Venetopoulos (9/17/2014 4:46:00 PM)

    A playful composition where the poet switches between Iambic and Anapestic meter in his lines without following a certain pattern. The story is not as impressive, therefore I presume that the poet exercised his ability to dance from line to line varying his tempo, more than anything else. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,428 Points Sagnik Chakraborty (9/15/2014 1:20:00 PM)

    Excellent poem on the process of human choices and decisions and their consequences. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 4,988 Points Walterrean Salley (9/14/2014 11:12:00 PM)

    have always loved this poem. Kudos to Frost for a great job. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 220 Points Mawunyo Adjei (9/3/2014 11:58:00 AM)

    My favorite line is;"Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, and I, I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference" (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Karla De O. Lopes Machado Oliveira (9/2/2014 3:31:00 PM)

    The main theme of the poem The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost, is related to choices and decisions that are part of our lives. Sometimes we have the opportunity to choose between two ways, which can provide different achievements for us and be essential to our future. This choices involve our fulfillment in our profession, family, love, and lead us to happiness.
    In my opinion this poem is very interesting because it makes us think about the importance of making conscious decisions and have conviction about our choices. Sometimes we might think that the things could have been different if we had chosen another way, but if we know that God leads us to the right place, if we act sensibly, with determination, persistence and honesty, thus there will not be repentance, but a constant and good desire to be the best in our achievements. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points John Billy Yucot (8/27/2014 9:16:00 AM)

    I love the way the poem is written. It has the same exact measurement of words in every line,the rhyme and most of all,the meaning of the piece. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,088 Points Peter Stavropoulos (8/25/2014 6:06:00 PM)

    The Road is a metaphor for not being satisfied or necessarily accepting what life puts forward but making your own path. In this poem the Road was -

    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.

    and -

    Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.

    the one less traveled by is in the heart of the traveler. This is a clever, ironic and brilliant poem. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 60 Points Imoh Richard (8/25/2014 9:37:00 AM)

    my best poem ever.. just love both the poem and the poet (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 23,139 Points * Sunprincess * (8/20/2014 8:41:00 PM)

    .......one of my favourite poems of all time..... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 24,114 Points Mohammad Skati (8/18/2014 1:11:00 PM)

    It's a great poem that I feel the great poet in it. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 165 Points Vincent Barrowcliffe (8/17/2014 2:27:00 PM)

    Truly, I feel that this is Robert Frost's defining poem! (Report) Reply










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