Tuesday, May 26, 2009

The Road Not Taken

I've always enjoyed Robert Frost poetry and quotes ever since I was around the age of ten. I remember that first encounter as a child was when my music teacher introduce me to his songs and I've been a fan ever since! Here is on of my most favorite poems by him that I thought I would like to share.

The Road Not Taken
Robert Frost (1874–1963).

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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