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
And looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;

Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim
Because it was grassy and wanted wear,
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.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way
I doubted if I should ever come back.

I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.


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  • (5/18/2019 11:59:00 AM)

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  • (5/10/2019 1:30:00 AM)

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    a little confusing but reading it again helped and its really good (Report)Reply

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    a little confusing, but rereading it again helped me understand (Report)Reply

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  • (4/12/2019 4:50:00 PM)

    this was a really cute poem. I used this this years ago for a school choir and it just made my day to see so many enjoy it: -) thanks squad: -) (Report)Reply

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  • (4/10/2019 12:20:00 PM)

    The emotion bestowed in this poem is truly amazing with a wonderful message (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, October 20, 2016


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