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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Comments about The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

  • Rookie - 0 Points Ara Asra (11/25/2015 10:52:00 AM)

    I like this poem so much.. it reminds me of the life journey that we need to encounter later on. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 7,388 Points Soul Watcher (11/24/2015 2:34:00 AM)

    Nice poem ... I like to read it . (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,019 Points Thomas Case (11/23/2015 12:08:00 PM)

    chose wisely, it makes a big difference (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,553 Points Shah Surja (11/22/2015 6:16:00 AM)

    beautiful poem (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,933 Points Madhabi Banerjee (11/21/2015 1:08:00 PM)

    Really a excellent poem. I love it (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 78 Points Margarita Serova (11/20/2015 2:46:00 AM)

    I really love the rhythm and the rhyme.
    Beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 92 Points Thabisile Mlambo (11/18/2015 11:57:00 AM)

    It goes through the marrow of the soul, asking you which road will you take- with the heart answering: the road not taken, the road forsaken, due to its sacrifice and pain, the road not taken I would choose again and again (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 16 Points Graeme Lindridge (11/21/2015 2:00:00 AM)

    long I stood And looked down one as far as I could
    To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other

    The poet tells us that of the road he DIDNT take he stood studying for a l-o-n-g time and that he looked down it for a l-o-n-g way until it turned off into the mysterious undergrowth.and disappeared into the wilderness. Wow! Could this be his path to adventure and discovery? No way! Not going to go into the unknown!

    With that, the poet switched instantly to the other road. He took a cursory glance at the grass under his feet and observed it to be worn minutely less than the other road. Obviously, it wanted wear so he took that road.

  • Rookie - 92 Points Thabisile Mlambo (11/18/2015 11:55:00 AM)

    It enters through the marrow of the soul into the deeper inner most parts of thought and asks the question- which road will you take? I choose the one less travelled on. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Margaret Rickelton (11/15/2015 6:14:00 PM)

    This is a beautiful poem about loss and regret. It is actually about the 'road not taken', the path or option in life which had to be left, rather than the one he actually took. He would have loved to know what the other road would have revealed to him, or where it would have led but, as in life, we cannot travel both paths and 'be one traveller', and even if we tell ourselves we can always return 'another day', we know deep down that this will not happen as 'knowing how way leads on to way' life's circumstances will change and we will forever wonder what if......? (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,376 Points Charl Cilliers (11/8/2015 11:28:00 PM)

    An iconic poem about choices. Part of human consciousness now. One of my great favourites. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points B J (11/8/2015 8:24:00 PM)

    Maybe he is talking about wanting to be like everyone else yet when the time came he choose.... to be different from others for the fun of it without having any idea where that will lead, thinking he could always come back but deep down knowing well he can never do that.... told in beautiful haunting words... things that we do in whim or for fun has the power to change us forever (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 344 Points Usman Anwar (11/2/2015 11:56:00 AM)

    One of the best poems by Frost (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 5,784 Points Bakuli Bhakali (10/28/2015 4:17:00 AM)

    one of the common riddle but hard to solve............... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points Haritha Nair (10/24/2015 10:28:00 AM)

    One of the bet poems written by robert (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 839 Points Gobinda Sahoo (10/23/2015 7:49:00 PM)

    The life is all about taking right decision at right time. In order to be prominent one is supposed to take a road not walked by many. It is better to carve out a new way to be remarkable. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 409 Points Jack Phillips (10/20/2015 10:05:00 AM)

    oh my god this poems speaks levels (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,804 Points Oduro Bright Amoh (10/18/2015 5:52:00 PM)

    In the end everything comes down to choices. Someday our choices will make all the difference. This poem always sets my thoughts in motion. It's a great piece (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 108 Points Ayushii Balutia (10/15/2015 7:23:00 AM)

    this poem elaborates well about the diversion paths which one has to choose......beautiful words are used.. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,328 Points Sayeed Abubakar (10/5/2015 7:21:00 PM)

    A very symbolic and mind-blowing poem. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,019 Points Akham Nilabirdhwaja Singh (9/25/2015 7:54:00 AM)

    inspiring and a beautiful poem like it to read again and again (Report) Reply

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