Thank you, Robert Frost

29 January 2013

For your poetic genius, and kind reminder that sometimes we should all take the path less traveled.

The Road Not Taken
by: Robert Frost
(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 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 marked 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.

featured image: my inspiration for a road less traveled, what’s yours?

  • Elle

    ” What will you create to make the world awesome”

  • Judy

    …one of my favorite poems since I was a teenager…of course, the road less traveled can be lonely…

  • Erin Mavian


    “Not cool, Robert Frost!” – Kid President

    • Jessica Arb

      Rocks! Thorns! Glass!