Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Two Views In a Not-So-Yellow Wood






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.

Robert Frost, "The Road Not Taken"

8 comments:

  1. yes, it is all about the B&W...but soon it will be all green.

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  2. I always love to read that Robert Frost poem!Thanks for stopping by - do you have bichon frise or shih tzus pups too?XOXO LOLA:)

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  3. the pics are cool. they remind me of a scene from a horror film. the black and white is my fave.Thanks for stopping by my gaming blog and commenting :)Tina fromMummy DiariesGossip AvenueTravel ShackGame FreakZ

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  4. Nature is so great! I can't wait to enjoy it more now that the weather is getting nice!Katherine

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  5. I really like the black and white--I think it's because it really adds to the starkness of the image. Great shot!

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  6. yogiclarebear.comMarch 31, 2010 at 8:21 PM

    oh beth i LOVE this poem. i used it in yoga as our meditation once. the theme of the class was "Own your choices--Stay present in your choice, but take comfort with the knowledge that the next decision can be different if need be." i prefer the color here.

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  7. I prefer the color picture by far ! I don't like black and white, it's depressing, lol !

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  8. Very good Poem...I think I've read before, but this is a good reminder.Love the color.

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