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The Road Not Taken

March 20, 2011

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveller, 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
1915

I watched a movie today called ‘eat, pray, love’…..it was a great movie but now I’m sitting here thinking about my life and the movie reminded me of all the things I haven’t done in life….all the lost dreams…

Do you ever feel like life has passed you by and you really haven’t lived at all? This is how I feel and I’ve had this feeling for as long as I can remember.

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