The Road Not Taken and Other Poems

The Road Not Taken and Other Poems Review

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I--
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."

These deceptively simple lines from the title poem of this collection suggest Robert Frost at his most representative: the language is simple, clear and colloquial, yet dense with meaning and wider significance. Drawing upon everyday incidents, common situations and rural imagery, Frost fashioned poetry of great lyrical beauty and potent symbolism.

Originally published in 1916 under the title Mountain Interval.

Title:The Road Not Taken and Other Poems
Edition Language:English

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    The Road Not Taken and Other Poems Reviews

  • Annet

    Tough and beautiful. What poetry! I really need to think about this, not sure if I got it all, but while rereading and reading again, the wonderful beauty and the story meaning does hit you in the hea...

  • Steven Godin

    Forty six pages of greatnesswhen all is said and done,these poems by Robert Frostbeam like the autumn sun.Crisp under footbreathing fresh country air,in the land of Robert Frostthe trees are never bar...

  • Bionic Jean

    This is a short selection of poems by Robert Frost, who was born in San Francisco, California, in 1874. Although he is considered to be one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century, his...

  • Leila

    I enjoy poetry and Robert Frost is one of my favourite poets. This book is lovely to dip into as and when the mood takes me. I have read all of his poetry in this particular book. My favourite choice...

  • Jon Nakapalau

    Introduce your child to this wonderful poem - it will help with all roads they will take in life. ...

  • Florencia

    The Road Not TakenTwo roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo where it bent in the undergrowth;Then to...

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    Robert Frost's poetry has such a beautiful quietness to it and yet also is philosophical and thought provoking. This collection has so many great poems which certainly you have heard quoted at least o...

  • ?Karen

    I absolutely am not a poetry fan but I still have a few favorite poems from what I've heard over the years, which actually can be counted on one hand. Yep. There's Poe's The Raven, an oldie rock song ...

  • Yoda

    I forgot how much I love Robert Frost, haven´t read anything by him since High School and I regret it. It´s soo good....

  • Sally

    It may sound cliched but this has always been a favorite of mine...I'm far from being able to recite any of his works, but something about curling up with this book feels like home to me. ...