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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 129 of 509, added on April 18th, 2005 at 8:54 AM.

I think that Nothing Gold Can Stay means that nothing will always be
good.It may seem this it is good but it will not always be. Nothing will
always be the same like you might lose interest in things, like a sunset
you might not like it but when you get older you might start to like them
or it may be the other way around.

Cecile from Sweden
Comment 128 of 509, added on April 18th, 2005 at 8:54 AM.

To me this peom means that everything can stay even gold.A flower dead or
alive, black or colorful it will stay.Things will stay for more than an
hourand more than two.When the sun goes down at night it means to me that
it is a sign of peace,right after the sun goes down the moon arises to
fulfill another day of living


oea from United Kingdom
Comment 127 of 509, added on April 18th, 2005 at 8:54 AM.

I think Robert Frost meant that people change and things change. Sometimes
for better, sometimes for worse. But if you think about it, people, things,
and life change. Change is inevitable, for better or worse.

St. Jimmy from United States
Comment 126 of 509, added on April 17th, 2005 at 8:53 AM.

To me the poem means alot of things (1)that gold doesn't last and (2)that
everybody will live there whole life oneday!

cheyenne david from Canada
Comment 125 of 509, added on April 12th, 2005 at 5:50 PM.

this is one of my favorite poems, I love the way it has that clear meaning
to it. I love the way Robert Frost wrote this poem.

Kawaii from United States
Comment 124 of 509, added on April 12th, 2005 at 3:45 PM.

i think the poem has some meaning for all to live while you have life and
make the best of it while you can.

Alex holmes from United States
Comment 123 of 509, added on April 10th, 2005 at 7:43 PM.

i think this poem is trying to tell us that enjoy your life while you can.
i agree that nothing gold can stay,it might last a long,long time but at
the end your going to lose whatever that you might have. and always
remember that everyone is going to die oneday so enjoy life while you can.

Angee from United States
Comment 122 of 509, added on April 10th, 2005 at 6:33 PM.

When i first acquired this book, i thought it wouldnt be one of my
favorites. And i guess i was wrong. The Outsiders, is a really exciting
book, filled with both hatred and love, and it had a very good ending. The
poem of Robert Frost, was also one of the classic poems that took place in
the story. I really liked the poem, at first it did not make sense to me,
but later i found out the real meaning. My favorite character is Dally,
because even if he isnt the "greatest guy", he, well i think is most like
me from all the characters. I had alot of fun reading S.E Hintons books, if
u like the outsiders then u must read THAT WAS THEN THIS IS NOW, by
S.E.Hinton. It is really good. Well The Outsiders, was a book that has all
my memories carried within each and every page. Well, if you havent read
it, go, because this is one book you would never want to miss out on.

Asme from United States
Comment 121 of 509, added on April 9th, 2005 at 6:37 PM.

this poem is in "The Outsiders" and thats the best book ever so as with the
book, ive taken a liking to this poem as well...(ponyboy says it to jhonny
by the church) and frost is an awesome writer, like who can think of stuff
like this? and also, this poem is true, noting good ever stay but we still
live off the lil moments of gold we get...yeh so later guys and remember to
read "The outsiders" if you havent, and theres a movie on it too :) its the
best ever

meryum from United States
Comment 120 of 509, added on April 6th, 2005 at 6:25 PM.

The Poem that nothing good can stay. Innocence and perfection never last.
"Nature's first green is gold," This is sunrise. "Her hardest hue to hold."
Sunrise is the hardest to keep the same."Her Early leaf's a flower" Instead
of the leaf and then the flower, with the day, the flower (dawn/pretty
part)comes first. "But only so an hour." Dawn only lasts about an hour.
"Then leaf subsides to leaf" As the sun rises, the beauty sinks and the
'flower' becomes a 'leaf'."So Eden sank to grief," Here Frost is talking of
the Garden of Eden. "So dawn goes down to day." Dawn is prettier than day.
"Nothing gold can stay." Nothing good can stay.

Rosanna 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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