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The Road Not Taken

Categories: Poetry

I've always enjoyed this poem by Robert Frost.

The Road Not Taken

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.

I've always felt I walk a different path from those around me. It was due to no conscious choice, it just happened.

Tags: poetry
By Brian Logan   Sun 01-Jun-2008

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Comment from: Robin [Visitor]  

We had this read at our wedding, very beautiful and relevant to both Clare and I too for similar reasons, it was never the intention to do it a bit differently. You might enjoy this one:


Tue 29-Jul-2008 @ 19:55

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