Stopping by the Woods on a snowy evening.

by Robert Frost A little halt among the trees on a snowy evening. All of Robert Frost’s famous poems are short, simple, but profound assessments of life’s realities. One such poem is “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening,” which translates to “a little halt between the woods on a snowy evening.” Two oft-repeated quotations make this poem immortal.“I have promises to keep.”I have to fulfill promises.“And miles to go before I sleep.”I have a lot to cover before I sleep. The setting of the poem is a winter evening. Darkness falls by 4 p.m. in temperate climate regions … Continue reading Stopping by the Woods on a snowy evening.

The Road Not Taken

Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,And sorry I could not travel bothAnd be one traveller, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I couldTo 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 thereHad worn them really about the same, And both that morning equally layIn 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 … Continue reading The Road Not Taken