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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 261 of 511, added on April 19th, 2006 at 1:14 PM.

this was the best poem i have ever read. i had first heard it in the book,
"The Outsiders" and the movie. I cried when i heard it. it is the best poem
ever.I will always remember it.

Kourtnee from United States
Comment 260 of 511, added on April 18th, 2006 at 7:54 PM.

WOW this poem touched me the second i read it. i was sitting in my 8th
grade english class readying the outsiders which im sure alot of people
have said && i had red ahead && when i finished my hand shot up && i asked
who wrote this poem. my teacher told me robert frost && that minute i knew
that this poem would stick with me. a year later in my 9th grade english
class we had to pick a person in literature that was of some importance to
us. the first person that jumped into my mind was robert frost && this
poem.

im glad that so many people around the world are touched by it. its a great
poem && an amazing poet.



tara from United States
Comment 259 of 511, added on April 18th, 2006 at 1:35 PM.

I FIRST HEARD OF THIS POEM IN THE OUTSIDER FROM THE BOOK AND THE MOVIE

LIZZIE from United States
Comment 258 of 511, added on April 16th, 2006 at 6:01 PM.

the poem was confusing at first but then i realized that the poem was
trying to tell us not to take life for granted.!

sally from Canada
Comment 257 of 511, added on April 12th, 2006 at 1:41 PM.

I first read this poem in my English class while we were reading The
Outsiders. It popped into my head again last night while reading the end of
a James Patterson book called 1st to die. In the end of this book the main
charactor, Lindsay loses someone she holds dear, but she only just met him
a few weeks earliar. It made me think of this poem because, to me, that
poem is a real good summation of life. You think things will never change,
you feel like a certain person you know will always be there for you, and
the moment you turn away for even a second, they're gone.

Katherine from United States
Comment 256 of 511, added on April 8th, 2006 at 8:16 AM.

dude i love this poem it rocks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hugh D. Slaton from United States
Comment 255 of 511, added on April 4th, 2006 at 5:55 PM.

it is so true that once youve got something you have to cherish it while it
lasts because nothing beautiful can stay forever.

ad from United States
Comment 254 of 511, added on April 3rd, 2006 at 1:43 PM.

this one of my favorites, but I never understood the line: Her early leaf's
a flower... Then a friend told me that the yellow (gold) flower might be
forsythia, which has yellow blooms before it has any green leaves. just
fyi-

jennie from United States
Comment 253 of 511, added on March 30th, 2006 at 8:32 PM.

yeh its true everything slowly disappears.

Josh from Australia
Comment 252 of 511, added on March 24th, 2006 at 12:53 AM.

I've been reading Robert Frost for hours tonight, and this is the first
poem I've left a comment about- it's so all-encompassing, it's amazing. I
love how he uses nature because we are a part of the nature God's given us
and adhere to its rules with everything else in it.

Allie from United States

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Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 21. Nothing Gold Can Stay
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Mar 12 2004


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