Which Road to Follow?

The Road Not Taken
Robert Frost

Coolidge reservation Manchester Massachusetts
Photo: CrazyasaCoolFox
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.

The old elm tree which caused this shadow sits on a bluff above the Atlantic Ocean on the grounds of Coolidge Reservation, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts. The shadows reminded me of pathways and of that famous Robert Frost poem above.


Sylvia K said…
What a terrific shadow shot for the day! I do love the tree and the way you've captured it! Wonderful composition! And it's paired perfectly with the Robert Frost poem - another favorite of mine!! Hope you're enjoying a great weekend!!
Laura said…
beautiful photo... perfect for Robert Frost's poem.
Chubskulit Rose said…
Great shot, trio shadow is wonderful!

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