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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 293 of 573, added on May 23rd, 2007 at 8:31 PM.

This poem is written by Robert Frost. Robert Frost relates it to everyday
life with humans, even though it is written about a flower. He states that
nothing gold can stay, which is true nothing lasts forever. That's why you
have to cherish every moment that you have on this earth whether it is with
someone you love or with your friends. You have appreciate everything you
have and every second that you have. This reminded me of Gatsby from The
Great Gatsby, he tried everything that he could just to be with Daisy even
though it might just be for just an hour.

Klara Hardin from United States
Comment 292 of 573, added on May 23rd, 2007 at 6:50 PM.

This poem by Robert Frost is a well written piece of literature that
illustrates how a flower and beauty is valuable but won't last forever. Its
short but straight forward. It also really touches your heart and soul with
his soft rhyme scheme. You couldn't ask for a better poem.I give this poem
four stars.

Daynon turner from United States
Comment 291 of 573, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 10:41 PM.

This poem reminds us that the wonderful, youthful elements of our lives
last only for a short time. While we have them, they are golden.
Therefore, we must appreciate what we've been given and see the beauty
before us each day, knowing it will not last forever. Our lives as human
beings are also short-lived in the overall scheme of things...but that's
okay...it's the way life is.

Kathy from United States
Comment 290 of 573, added on May 22nd, 2007 at 12:46 AM.

I belive that this poem means to value the same treasures in life. For the
little gifts do not last forever, so we should cherish them.

alyssa Sasaki from United States
Comment 289 of 573, added on May 21st, 2007 at 10:39 PM.

This peom symbolizes how alot of people feel and deal with life.Most people
only worry about their vauables, and not about family and friends. We need
to stop and think about what really important in life. Frost uses gold to
show the realtionship, because its rare and hard to find. Just like how the
most important things in life are to find.He know how to relate his work to
everyday problems we all are facing.


Brittany from United States
Comment 288 of 573, added on May 18th, 2007 at 12:30 AM.

This was a good poem. It reminded me of The Great Gatsby because Gatsby
thought that with money he could have everything but he didnt because he
didnt have Daisy the one he truly loved. Also Gatsby and Daisy love didnt
last so long becuase she got married to Tom. One thing everyone should know
is that money doesnt buy happiness not even with all the money in this
world.

Jeanette from United States
Comment 287 of 573, added on May 17th, 2007 at 8:47 PM.

This poem is commenting on a huge part of life. It states how the beauty of
something like a flower, will not last forever. The poem its self is very
short but puts forward a strong point. I enjoyed this poem greatly.

jake harrison from United States
Comment 286 of 573, added on May 17th, 2007 at 7:34 PM.

This poem is talking about how there are things in life that won't last
forever, and those are often the things we treasure most. The gold
symbolizes to me the rarity or coming across something in my life that is
meaningful and worth while. I think Frost chose gold because it's so hard
to find and when someone does find it, he cherishes it.

Kaylie from United States
Comment 285 of 573, added on May 17th, 2007 at 10:09 AM.

This poem by Robert Frost is a well written piece of literature that
illustrates how a flower and beauty is valuable but won't last forever.
It's short but straight forward. It also really touches your heart and soul
with his soft rhyme scheme. You couldn't ask for a better poem then this. I
give this poem four stars.

Daynon Turner from Philippines
Comment 284 of 573, added on May 9th, 2007 at 2:17 PM.

This poem give me the sensetion of how short but at the same time how long
could time be.Nothing iso gonna stay the same for the eternity but
everything is like a circle that is gonna repeat over and over again for
the eternity.in this poem i can feel the death an the reburn of
something.It also make me think that nobody can lay in a perfect situation
or place because nobody is perfect and as we all want to reach the perfect
wealways have to be in moviment an change.

silvia

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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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