Today’s birthday March 26th 1874 : American poet Robert (Lee) Frost. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America.
He wrote a well known poem “the road not taken” which reflects life itself, I think
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;
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.
(photo shows Elinor Miriam White and Robert Frost at the time of their marriage, 1895.) (via : https://eraofcasualfridays.net/2010/02/23/robert-frost-napoleon-gossip-and-the-thrill-of-sincerity/)