Journey to the Unknown
Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken” is just one of the many well-known poems written by Frost. Life Experiences take many on several journeys down roads leading us to the unknown. For many, some paths lead to happiness, other paths may lead to what some may consider misery or hell. Frost takes us on a journey to what seems to be a road with green pastures, the great outdoors, fresh gently breezes whispering blowing the brightly yellow colored leaves on the trees, giving a sense of peacefulness and serenity. Who would not want to take this journey?
The poem written by Frost, being one that puts your mind, body, and soul into such deep thoughts of wonder, what if I had only chosen the other road, what could have been, what would my life have become if I had only chosen the other path. The not knowing gives us the excitement and adventure of not knowing what to expect. Frost puts you into what I would consider down to earth real life experiences, something many people can relate to.
Many people in America are given many choices on the path they choose to follow, whether it is one that is traveled often, or seldom traveled at all. Frost leads us on a journey through the country side where the pastures are green, tall wooded timber, whispering soft gentle breezes blowing just enough causing bright colored yellow leaves to fall onto the road we are traveling.
Frost came to a fork in the road where he needed to make a decision of which way to go, with putting much thought into the decision, he decided to choose a path with greener pastures one that had no signs of being a beaten path. Looking perhaps for something more, possibly a new way, maybe even a new path taking us on a journey to somewhere.
At times, I find myself perhaps on “Two roads diverged in the woods” When reading this poem, putting my thoughts completely mind and body into what seems as a path to the unknown but realizing it’s just a dream but wondering could it be...