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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  • (11/19/2016 12:34:00 AM)

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  • Shareq Rahman (11/17/2016 6:34:00 AM)

    Poets, artists and some other people are creative and non-conformists. They usually take the road less trodden. That road may look nice but have hidden dangers. (Report) Reply

  • R Soos (11/12/2016 10:30:00 PM)

    power in truth
    fascinating how many people love the last few lines and neglect the first part of the poem. as we age and retell stories we tend to exaggerate how big that fish was that we caught when we were 10 years old. Frost says this in a much more poetic way, with a sigh =: -) Ad that's what makes this a great piem, that little sigh =: -) -Rich (Report) Reply

  • Earnest Gatuma (11/8/2016 12:34:00 PM)

    This poem really out speaks much about people and their destiny and for this matter Frost's destiny to be a poet at which I would presume, he had another choice.... (Report) Reply

  • Stephen Loomes (11/4/2016 6:55:00 AM)

    Childish verse
    The virtue of this versifier is that he makes Leonard Cohen look like a good poet. (Report) Reply

  • Ray Miller (10/31/2016 2:31:00 PM)

    Love it!
    One of the only poems that is not a song, that I like and have since the first time I heard it (a very long time ago.)
    I consider it a reference as a choice between Heaven and hell. I chose Heaven and there is no need to go back and check out the other nicer road.
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  • (10/6/2016 9:40:00 AM)

    I like this poem. .nice views (Report) Reply

  • Osazee Dankaro (9/22/2016 7:42:00 AM)

    Really great poem about choices and nostalgia. (Report) Reply

  • (9/19/2016 5:12:00 PM)

    I love it (Report) Reply

  • Viona Sadeghi (9/8/2016 11:41:00 PM)

    It's a great poem, picturing a kind of dilemma which happens to all of us in our life.
    impressive with a direct message.
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  • (8/20/2016 10:37:00 AM)

    Apparently, Frost's poet friend, Thomas, was in a pickle about what to do with his life and Frost wrote this little gem as a jest, IOW, kind of making fun of Thomas. The poem literally makes little sense. Absurd, like Thomas stewing about his own life. You may not like this, but it is not really about being very, very careful to make the right decisions in your life. No, not at all. As another commenter said, and Frost himself said, this is a very tricky poem. Let it go. (Report) Reply

  • (8/7/2016 5:56:00 AM)

    And that has made all the difference. Nice inference. (Report) Reply

    Mfoniso Urua (1/15/2017 3:09:00 PM)

    Yea very nice. It just gave it a beautiful ending to remember

  • Sriranji Aratisankar (8/5/2016 6:02:00 AM)

    Man is a perplexed animal, always bisected, could not find out the right way, or the way found does not satisfy, could not understand what to be done. In the poem the poet has depicted the natutal state of mind of human beings....10 (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (7/27/2016 10:34:00 PM)

    This is the human dilemma, but choice presupposes knowledge. (Report) Reply

  • (7/26/2016 2:12:00 AM)

    Having taken the road less travelled all my life, I have endured some pain, and perhaps, lost a lot. Would I do it all over again? Absolutely! (Report) Reply

  • (7/20/2016 7:35:00 AM)

    A masterpiece dat is relative to our society today. Beautifully constructed! (Report) Reply

  • (6/27/2016 4:16:00 AM)

    Another Masterpiece !! The road less travelled - I can relate, this poem speaks volumes. (Report) Reply

  • (6/20/2016 8:57:00 AM)

    As I read through the poem The Road Not Taken, I could only reflect on some choices not made either because I listened to so many voice or I just heard my mind tell me on the inside I couldn't toll that path. Many times I ignored the road not less travelled, no significant difference few years down, but now little difference has the road much travelled made. I so wish I had taken the road less travelled, who knows like Robert Frost it could have all the difference. (Report) Reply

  • (6/10/2016 8:50:00 AM)

    One of the best assignments I ever completed in college was to write my auto-biography. Reflecting on it I realized the many choices I had made, some seemed good and some seemed bad, but were they? No one knows the impact momentary, seemingly insignificant, choices we make can completely change our lives. That's when I understood Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken. (Report) Reply

  • Igwilo Vincent Somto (6/9/2016 2:51:00 AM)

    When we do the things not usually done by others or when we travel a course different from the path of the crowd that only makes a difference, great poem there Robert frost (Report) Reply

    (6/9/2016 8:30:00 AM)

    But that's not what he says. The two paths weren't really different from one another. He just says that they were years later.

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