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The Road Not Taken and Other Poems [Illustrated] [Kindle Edition]

Robert Frost , Seedbox Classics
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)

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This Seedbox Classics edition of The Road Not Taken and Other Poems includes and illustration gallery.

The Road Not Taken and Other Poems by Robert Frost is a collection of classic poems including The Road Not Taken, Mending Walls, Birches, and many more.

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The Cow In Apple Time
An Encounter
The Exposed Nest
A Girl's Garden
The Gum Gatherer
The Hill Wife: House Fear
The Hill Wife: Loneliness
The Hill Wife: The Impulse
The Hill Wife: The Oft-repeated Dream
The Hill Wife: The Smile
Hyla Brook
In The Home Stretch
The Line-gang
Meeting And Passing
An Old Man's Winter Night
'out, Out -'
The Oven Bird
A Patch Of Old Snow
Pea Brush
The Road Not Taken
The Sound Of The Trees
The Telephone
A Time To Talk
The Vanishing Red
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

Product Details

  • File Size: 246 KB
  • Print Length: 81 pages
  • Publisher: Seedbox Press, LLC (July 9, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008JI6O0A
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #23,666 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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56 of 56 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Clean cold lines of New England poems April 29, 2005
These early poems of Frost ( 1916) already display his characteristically clear and cold lines, his fine delineations of Nature, his moral meanings. "Two roads diverged in a wood- and I / I took the one less traveled by/ and that has made all the difference.

Frost was a tremendously ambitious and hardworking poet, who some biographers have accused of sacrificing life and family to art. His poetry has a stark beauty about it, the beauty of the birches he devotes a major poem to.

This collection lacks many of his major poems , but nonetheless gives the feeling and flavor truly of a major American poet.
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43 of 43 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five stars for the price October 5, 2001
This collection of Robert Frost poems is a clear 5 star for the low price. Dover consistently provides great literature at an extremely low price. Despite the great bargain, you may want to spend more and purchase a book of Frost's complete poerty. Although this book has a nice selection, some of his greatest poems are missing from this collection, notably "Mending Wall" and "Fire and Ice." Still, if you just want a few selected poems to carry you back to another era into a New England woods on a snowy evening you can't go wrong here.
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41 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Essence of a Moment � Poetry by Frost August 9, 2002
Frost, like no other poet, captures a moment that we all have experienced at one time in life. He paints a picture with such vivid strokes of literary imagery that the mind brings the reader back to a moment in time, almost feeling the sensations of past experiences.
For example, I recently made a decision where I was torn between family and career interests. To ease the anxiety of a lost professional opportunity, I reasoned that the chance would present itself again someday, maybe. Thinking of Frost I realized that he captured that very self-rationalization in the Road Not Taken. "Oh, I kept the first for another day! Yet knowing how way leads on to way, I doubted if I should ever come back."
As others have pointed out already, the largest drawback of the book is lack of thickness. Even though one of my all-time favorites, "Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening," is not present, others like "An Old Man's Winter Night" make up for it. If you need a small book to stick in a backpack while hiking for moments of inspiration while on the trail, you could do worse than to carry along a little bit of Frost.
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32 of 33 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best example of Robert Frost's poetry. May 1, 1999
By A Customer
My favorite is the title poem, "The Road Not Taken." I enjoyed this book and any poetry lover will as well. The reader will meditate and reflect on life as Frost did.
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35 of 37 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A lump in the throat... April 16, 2001
By A Customer
I recommend this book to all those who have wondered at the world in all it's forgotten glory and revelled in the faintest scent of flower and form that God has thrown into our hurried paths, who have stumbled through the woods deliriously yet, meditatively and choked on the overwhelming delicateness of silence that leads voices to whisper and tense jaws to slacken. Here in this volume of poetry you will find a companion whose reverence for life reverberates through verse after verse. This collection exemplifies Mr. Frost's idea that a poem should not be planned but should begin as "a lump in the throat."
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30 of 33 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars No 'Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening' December 16, 2002
I was looking forward to reading 'Stopping By the Woods on a Snowy Evening', but came away disappointed. Of course, 'The Road Not Taken' is worth the price of admission regardless. It is chock-full - as chock-full as 53 pages can possibly be - of other Frost goodies.
Overall, a good book for the price and a great addition to your order, but for serious Frost devotees I would suggest a more comprehensive collection.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars rooted in New England May 10, 2004
These poems seem firmly rooted in New England and seem to be timeless, though decidedly pre-modern feel to them (this was originally published in 1916). Some of these poems may seem familiar ... "The road not taken" is popular at high school graduations. There are poems of nature such as The Oven Bird ("There is a singer everyone has heard,/ Load, a mid-summer and mid-wood bird,") or "Birches ("and they seem not to break; though once they are bowed/ for low for long, they never right themselves") but with wider significance. There are also poems of rural isolation such as "The Hill Wife" and "Snow". His poetry plays by literary and poetic rules, and may not be simple to read, but he does not oversimplify life.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best American Poet April 26, 2013
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You know poetry is good when it doesn't constantly bring to your attention that you are reading poetry. Frost is just the best.
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5.0 out of 5 stars We all have Choices
I love reading poetry. "The Road Not Taken" really made me think. I realize that many times my husband and I have taken that road as we travel. Read more
Published 1 month ago by JOYCE B OWINGS
5.0 out of 5 stars Review
I purchased this book for a Charter School and they have enjoyed it very much. It was in very good condition when it arrived, and it arrived before I even expected it.
Published 1 month ago by Cheri King
5.0 out of 5 stars great poems
I love his style, very complex, but of natural composition, and its flow is not predictable. There is a certain feel of uncertainty when you picture how his thoughts take form. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Salvatore Servodio
5.0 out of 5 stars amazing book
amazing work done by robert frost i hate poetry usually but now i do not know how to feel because this was amazing
Published 1 month ago by andrew finley
5.0 out of 5 stars Joy in reading
My teacher at Massasoit community college and the adult learning center at Brockton I take these
classes to keep me busy and I enjoy them.
Published 2 months ago by mohini
5.0 out of 5 stars LEARNING
Published 3 months ago by Joseph W. Scott Sr
1.0 out of 5 stars This book sucks
Just google Robert Frost. The money isn't going to any related to Frost. It is all public domain because it was published before 1923. Read more
Published 4 months ago by TheSugarRay
5.0 out of 5 stars Book
This is an great set of books to have I plan on writing my next English paper from this book.
Published 4 months ago by Dante Devon Robertson
4.0 out of 5 stars As advertised
Small but as advertised. This was purchased as a gift. The price was good. Sure it will be well worn.
Published 4 months ago by TIFFANY MELTON
5.0 out of 5 stars SUCH A DEAL
I shared a deep connection and he has always been one of my favorites , at a very low price this gives poems a book of them for less than a cup of coffee.
Published 5 months ago by Edd Anderson
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