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

  • Margaret O Driscoll Margaret O Driscoll (5/19/2015 4:41:00 AM)

    Choices, decisions, looking back, going your own path, there's so much in this poem, brilliant! (Report) Reply

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  • Larry Smith (5/18/2015 12:28:00 PM)

    Both roads were about the same (the passing there had worn them really about the same, and equally lay in leaves no step had trodden) . So, was it a sigh of satisfaction? That the road less traveled was the wiser, better choice, and the poet is glad he made that decision? It could just as well have been a sigh of disappointment that THAT road was a poor choice and the poet mourns the lost opportunity to take the other path. (Report) Reply

  • Naida Nepascua Supnet Naida Nepascua Supnet (5/15/2015 8:13:00 AM)

    The last stanza is a bomb
    and i get to read this a lot of times already and never get tired of it. (Report) Reply

  • Madhumitha Murali Madhumitha Murali (5/15/2015 7:48:00 AM)

    Simple words talk mighty (Report) Reply

  • Kate Lechoe Kate Lechoe (5/14/2015 5:33:00 AM)

    A great poem that is worth reading as many times as possible. (Report) Reply

  • Herbert Guitang Herbert Guitang (5/14/2015 4:55:00 AM)

    an awesome and beautiful poem (Report) Reply

  • Aira Lopez Aira Lopez (5/2/2015 10:31:00 AM)

    This is one of the poems that even I read a thousand times, it will be okay cause a great pom like this is not ignore but it must be seen :) (Report) Reply

  • Joen Coronel Joen Coronel (5/1/2015 8:40:00 AM)

    My favorite poem made my R. Frost (Report) Reply

  • Ravi A Ravi A (4/28/2015 12:44:00 PM)

    Many people are like that. They wish to take challenges in life and make stunning discoveries as they travel by the less beaten path. A poem with a message. (Report) Reply

    Alan Bryant (5/25/2015 9:24:00 AM)

    It's ironic

  • Fayeda Vanimel Fayeda Vanimel (4/28/2015 12:40:00 AM)

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

  • Ronnie Forest Ronnie Forest (4/25/2015 4:25:00 AM)

    This poem is so fascinating. Great. (Report) Reply

  • Therecis Owl Therecis Owl (4/24/2015 3:52:00 PM)

    It is a common misconception that in life we have to maintain what is commonly accepted as normality. Robert Frost challenges this. The road less travelled by is the Poet's way of telling us that he did not accept the norm he lived beyond the limitations set by others. Walt Whitman is another who challenged the conventional poetry of his time. After all Extraordinary Men PROPEL us Forward, It is our duty to BREAK the law. - The New Vision. (Report) Reply

  • Iris Da Coutal Iris Da Coutal (4/20/2015 8:39:00 PM)

    To me, this poem is not about two forest paths, but about choices in life. The traveler took the road that not as many people had chosen, because it was grassy and wanted wear. He reflected on it, thinking sadly that he had chosen the wrong path. He took the one less traveled by. And to him, that has made all the difference. It tells us that we should not be swayed by what other people do, such as taking a path just because it was more worn. i concede. (Report) Reply

    Alan Bryant (5/25/2015 9:25:00 AM)

    No, it's ironic and he saying it doesn't matter. Hence the sigh.

  • Mark Arvizu Mark Arvizu (4/20/2015 11:26:00 AM)

    I find it fascinating how choices and timing make for big differences in our lives. (Report) Reply

  • Chhavi Kad (4/18/2015 2:50:00 PM)

    The theory of all the dilemnas we come across in life well reflected in this beautiful piece of poetry... (Report) Reply

  • Edgar Stevens Edgar Stevens (4/17/2015 10:19:00 AM)

    take the road, , no matter what..take it..or leave it.. (Report) Reply

  • Emma Ward (4/16/2015 10:42:00 AM)

    i have memorized this poem and i love it! ! ! it tells us to take the best path in life and not the worst. (Report) Reply

  • Indranil Bit (4/13/2015 3:48:00 AM)

    The noble messengers told us several time and in all ages. Who listens! we all think ourselves cleverer by nature. (Report) Reply

  • pratyush gautam (4/11/2015 6:25:00 AM)

    what a nice poem yar (Report) Reply

  • Leloudia Migdali (4/4/2015 3:39:00 PM)

    Lovely poem! Deep message through simple words (Report) Reply










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