Robert Frost was a huge risk-taker. Instead of taking the more traveled path, he took the slightly overgrown one. Phew! Slow down, Rob; we can't keep up with you!
|American Literature||20th-Century American Literature|
All American Literature
|Author||McCarthy - Cormac McCarthy|
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Man and the Natural World
Would I regret not going with something grittier like "That one time I wore new
shoes on a walk and got really bad blisters" I guess the grass is always
greener on the other path.
Or is it brownish yellowish Argh this is so hard My worst case of indecision
happened when I was going for a walk in a forest and I came to
a fork in the road.
I stepped over it and there were two pathways in front of me.
My GPS didn't work way out here in the boonies so I didn't have any
guidance to tell me which route to take.
Candidate A was a fine looking specimen with appealing scenery and no visible predators.
Candidate B looked pretty great too and it seemed wilder and overgrown like it hadnt
been landscaped for a while.
But now that I looked closer Road A also seemed to be untamed by the
sneakers of man.
Or at least I couldnt see too many Cheetos wrappers on the ground.
I decided to settle this in a mature reasonable manner.
I could always come back another time and take Road A.
Anytime I wanted to.
Although I wasnt really doing much walking now that I had my Fat-burnatron 2000.
and the forecast was calling for rain and my fantasy football league was in full swing.
So I didnt really have time for another relationship.
And it's not like I was going to hurt the roads feelings or anything Oh well.
What's done is done.
And this road is great We've had some really good times together.
But I can't help thinking about that other road.
I know someday I'll be sitting in my armchair boring my kids with What Ifs
What if I had taken that first road Maybe I would have discovered a doorway
to another dimension or a new species of feral guinea pig I guess I'll never NOTE end of file