Jonathan Lee Poems
- The Road Not Taken (On Reading...
- An Inspired And Sad Haiku The bougainvillea fragrance trails ...
- Nonconformist Haiku (6) ...
- Another Hymn It can't be true - Don't recall giving any ...
- An Experiment What's a Singaporean poem? Nope... wrong ...
- Shaping And Piercing A Convex ...
- Another Poem For You Somewhere inside is another world, not ...
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The Road Not Taken (On Reading Robert Frost's Poem)
Two roads diverged in a mellow wood.
Rugged paths and uphill roads further ahead.
Dimly or half-hidden, like the wood itself.
Try to glimpse ahead.
But it is beyond disappearing eyes.
Part of my earthly tests.
Part of the riddle:
'Wherever I go, there I am.'
When young, no matter which road I took,
seeking prizes or meeting setbacks,
reversed, chose another road, repeated the cycle,
half-consciously, I carried that heavy Log
of desires, prides, fears, jealousies.
I realized, my feet didn't get to choose.
Rather, that Log came alive, ...