Sunday, August 16, 2009

The Road Not Taken


This is one of my favorite poems which is tucked away in a book I have called Treasured Poems that Touch the Heart compiled by Mary Sanford Laurence.


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.


by Robert Frost

2 comments:

  1. I love that poem, and have posted it on my blog a while back :) great minds and all....LOL

    Thanks for the reminder :)

    Happy Sunday

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  2. This is one of my favorite poems. Glad that you posted it.

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