Path – A Track Specially Constructed for a Particular Use – The Path in This Photo – loosely speaking – Is That Kind of Path – Such Paths Are Frequently Seen n AZ Landscaping – When I Think of Path – I Think of a Chosen Way of Life – I Think of Robert Frost’s Poem – The Road Not Taken –

Path
Definition found at  Miriam Webster .com.
Path:
1
:  a trodden way
2
:  a track specially constructed for a particular use
3
a :  course, route

b :  a way of life, conduct, or thought …

I appreciate this poem by Robert Frost Posted at the website: Poetry Foundation

The Road Not Taken

By Robert Frost (this link leads to a post on Poetry Foundation about Robert Frost.)

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.

This poem influenced me while I was young. I wanted to choose my way carefully.

What poem, author, novel or writing influenced you and in what way?

About Carol Ann Ritchey

Life is good because God is good.
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2 Responses to Path – A Track Specially Constructed for a Particular Use – The Path in This Photo – loosely speaking – Is That Kind of Path – Such Paths Are Frequently Seen n AZ Landscaping – When I Think of Path – I Think of a Chosen Way of Life – I Think of Robert Frost’s Poem – The Road Not Taken –

  1. pattisj says:

    I always have to read that poem when I get the opportunity. Is that a path for excess water?

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    • Yes, it is for excess water, but I didn’t know this when I published my post. I showed my husband the photo a few hours later and asked him why so many places had a stone path in their landscaping. He told me that the path is made of river rock and the purpose for it is water drainage. Before the heavy rain that fell, I would have thought, “What water?” Thank you for your insightful comment.

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