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Comment 346 of 716, added on December 6th, 2010 at 8:43 AM.
My favorite poem

This is one of my Favorite poems of all times. I love how he refers to the
fall of the Garden of Eden as the end of a beautiful day. Nothing beautiful
can last forever.

Elizabeth from United States
Comment 345 of 716, added on January 29th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 344 of 716, added on May 7th, 2009 at 1:37 AM.

In Robert Frost’s poem “Nothing Gold Can Stay” you see his true talent for
relating his poetry with the reader. Robert Frost wrote everything he got
the chance to however he often wrote about weather and nature as did E.E.
Cumming. Many of Robert Frost’s poems show his mastery of iambic rhythm.
Robert Frost truly believed in doing what makes you happy. His poetry is
what made him happy as did his family. His poems show that as long as you
show your meaning truthfully your poem has succeeded because the point of
poetry is to express yourself or some type of emotion. Most of his poems,
including “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” and the majority of poems in general
have multiple meanings.

Sarah Landry from United States
Comment 343 of 716, added on May 7th, 2009 at 1:19 AM.

Nothing Gold Can Stay appears in Robert Frost’s later books called New
Hampshire. In this poem he tackles two literary devices to give the poem
more meaning and make it more simplistic. Rather than going into detail
about nature, he uses personification to bring it to life. Using this
allows him to simplify a broad subject into a symbolic figure. Also he uses
an allusion from the bible calling upon Eden; the great garden that humans
were banished from. As it sinks away we realize that nothing good will last
forever not even natures most beautiful and sacred of places.

tom anderson from United States
Comment 342 of 716, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:14 PM.

This Poem by Robert Frost is very enlightning because it can be put in
almost anyones life. Because everyone has had something that was so good or
great to have but later that feeling or lust slowly just withers. For that
is why Frost said "Nothing Gold Can Stay".

Juan Jaime from United States
Comment 341 of 716, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:59 PM.

In "Nothing Gold Can Stay" Robert Frost is saying that nothing will last
forever. No matter how valueable or important it may be to you or others
nothing will last forever. Robert Frost himself had to go through losing
many of his family members. He also uses a biblical allusion by saying how
even the garden of Eden didn't last.

Michael McCullough from United States
Comment 340 of 716, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:59 PM.

In "Nothing Gold Can Stay" Robert Frost is saying that nothing will last
forever. No matter how valueable or important it may be to you or others
nothing will last forever. Robert Frost himself had to go through losing
many of his family members. He also uses a biblical allusion by saying how
even the garden of Eden didn't last.

Michael McCullough from United States
Comment 339 of 716, added on May 6th, 2009 at 7:13 PM.

Robert Frost uses bold and colorful words to remind us that life is
precious. The words he chose clearly lead the imagination to “first green”
as new life. The message Robert Frost sends to the reader is to cherish
all the things you have now because they’re here for only a short time:
“Nothing gold can stay.” All great things must come to an end whether we
like it or not.

Bret Hubert from United States
Comment 338 of 716, added on May 6th, 2009 at 11:40 AM.

Robert Frost's "Nothing Gold Can Stay" is a typical poem by Mr. Frost,
utilizing the simplest form of meter and rhyme. Using this he goes on to
get his point across by recalling the great Garden of Eden. This biblical
allusion goes to show that even the very essence of beauty will eventually
wither and die.


Chris Leahy from United States
Comment 337 of 716, added on May 5th, 2009 at 11:40 PM.

Robert Frost writes alot of poetry about nature and how it can relate to
society. When Robert Frost was ten years old when his family moved to
England and he first saw New England landscape. From such a young age he
knew what true beauty was and wrote about it. This poem can relate to
todays society; though something may appear as good as gold, it may not
last for long. Robert Frost uses great imagery and tone words, as a person
reads through his poems they can see the leaves on the great oak tree and
you can almost feel the wind hitting your face. Robert Frost's poetry even
attracted one of United States greatest presidents John F. Kennedy.

Lauren Maciel 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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