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Analysis and comments on On a Tree Fallen Across the Road by Robert Frost

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Comment 1 of 111, added on September 25th, 2004 at 8:17 PM.

mother nature throws this tree in our way to make us stop and think.
Unfortunately, as she knows is typical of people, always in a hurry to
achieve our goals, we see the tree as an obstacle rather than an
opportunity to really figure out who we are. We walk in circles being
pissed about not achieving our goals while we could sit on the tree and
contemplate the beauty around us. Ironically, most read this poem and miss
those little details, thus they misread the poem as an homage to our human
instinct to always be looking forward when Frost really wants us to engage
with the moment.

Joge from Barbados

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Information about On a Tree Fallen Across the Road

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 42. On a Tree Fallen Across the Road
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: May 27 2011


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