27
Feb
07

Go the Other Way

I wonder what Robert Frosts poem would have been like if there had been a sign like this?
hard-times

Robert Frost (1874–1963). Mountain Interval. 1920.

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; 5

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, 10

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. 15

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. 20

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1 Response to “Go the Other Way”


  1. 1 Casey
    February 27, 2007 at 2:55 pm

    It’s so weird that you posted this poem because I was JUST thinking about it yesterday. Not for any serious reason though, but because of the route I walked to class to avoid the people trying to get every passerby to vote for SGA President. 🙂 I like the picture!


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