The fine folks at napowrimo.net have invited us to write a satire or parody based on another piece of poetry. I debated between The Road Not Taken by Robert frost, or Invictus by William Ernest Henley. The former, although a good poem, has become cliché through overuse. The latter is such a horrid bit of arrogance that I’m not sure why it is still remembered. Cliché and arrogance are both reason enough for parody. I chose to use the former poem.
If I had written The Road Not Taken, it might have looked a bit different from Robert Frost’s version. First mine, and then the original: