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I Took The Road Less Traveled

I Took The Road Less Traveled

a traveler's playbook from Robert Frost

Author: Hugh Bollinger/Tuesday, April 2, 2019/Categories: natural history, art and design, adventure

                          Rural Road, Western Australia (credit: Riled Up Journal)

"The Road Not Taken", the poem by Robert Frost, could be the ultimate playbook for an adventurous traveler:

"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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