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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 321 of 711, added on April 21st, 2008 at 1:23 PM.

Frost uses a great deal of imagery in his poems. This poem specifically
takes the way colors change in nature to show the passage of time. Since
the flower dies after a short amount of time and the Garden of Eden also
falls, Frost refers to how no good thing lasts forever. When Frost uses the
seasons as a metafor, it can also mean that those good times will
eventually return.

BZarr from United States
Comment 320 of 711, added on April 21st, 2008 at 11:41 AM.

This poem has a great deal of imagery. I think that the imagery is used to
describe how good things in life dont last forever. The poem is not just
about nature but about life. Its a wonderful poem.

sam from United States
Comment 319 of 711, added on April 21st, 2008 at 11:41 AM.

I believe that humans use more than they need. And that we use nature's
resources so much that it cannot reproduce its resources to keep our needs.
Humans need to be careful with what we use because nature will eventually
stop giving.

Eric from United States
Comment 318 of 711, added on April 6th, 2008 at 10:13 PM.

I believe that this wonderful poem describes that human s and nature are
innonence aand that everyone must try to keep this innonence that is the
gold

Zeff from United States
Comment 317 of 711, added on March 28th, 2008 at 12:52 PM.

After reading this peom, i came to a realization that this poem is closely
related to Kanye Wests song "Gold Digger" its almost exactly the same

Jack from Chile
Comment 316 of 711, added on March 19th, 2008 at 12:02 PM.

I love this poem! I ts describing more than nature. Its describing life!
His Life!

noley from United States
Comment 315 of 711, added on January 27th, 2008 at 7:10 AM.

HOW CAN I CREATE A BACKGROUND WHICH RTEFLECT ON A FLOWER POEM....:)

ZAINAB from Mauritius
Comment 314 of 711, added on January 7th, 2008 at 5:41 PM.

I luv this poem! it is so totally rad!

lasey from Bolivia
Comment 313 of 711, added on January 4th, 2008 at 10:41 AM.

a friend sent me this poem, and i think it perfectly describes how the high
moments in life can never last long. it can also descirbe ppl, r/ships, or
even life itself... tht we can never expect a good thing to last forever.
we should cherish it as they come. it's a gorgeous piece of literature. and
robert frost is an amazing poet. :) cheers!

Wani from Singapore
Comment 312 of 711, added on December 7th, 2007 at 9:14 AM.

In this poem nature refers to human beings and beauties of this like
flowers are properties of humans and the word "Gold" here refers to Autumn
that the nature lose her beauties in it, this season like all seasons is
short, it means that our time like autumn is so short,maybe the early leaf
here refers to Adam who fell from Eden and that is why heaven sank to
grief,all these points in this poem want to show us that no pleasure ever
lasted forever.

Elina from Iran

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Information about Nothing Gold Can Stay

Poet: Robert Frost
Poem: 21. Nothing Gold Can Stay
Volume: New Hampshire
Year: 1923
Added: Feb 1 2004
Viewed: 1672 times
Poem of the Day: Mar 12 2004


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