“The Road Not Taken”

Here's a new image from a project inspired by Robert Frost's, "The Road Not Taken". One of my favorite poems ever and one that has been a great influence to me personally. I've had this image, "or something like it" floating around in my head for years. What an amazing creative exercise this has been to analyze a poem verse by verse and then to techniquely and aesthetically figure out how to create a photographic image that accurately represent it. I do believe I would like to do more work like this!  

“The Road Not Taken”

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; 5

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, 10

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. 15

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. 20

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