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Took road less traveled: it wasn't.

by Marcy on January 18, 2010   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

It's my favorite poem, I've always identified with it. My first try was "Seduced by the road less traveled." But then I was thinking about how so many people write books now, and how the competition is so rough--ergo, this incarnation (it might change again!).


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