Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening is a simple, naturalistic poem in which the speaker literally stops in the woods on a snowy night. The woods are tempting to him; he describes their beauty and their solitude, but notes that he still has a long way to go before he sleeps. The poet contemplates the allure of the peaceful darkness of death, but ultimately rejects it for the time being. This poem’s themes include isolation, nature, and mortality.

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