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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 266 of 716, added on June 2nd, 2006 at 9:08 PM.

I think it means that there is innocence with all new things. A baby, a
puppy a budding leaf.....But these don't last nature moves on and we grow
its hard to stop it can't hang on. Then we discover or loose our innocene.
This grieves us.

kim from United States
Comment 265 of 716, added on April 26th, 2006 at 3:01 PM.

Remindes me of God's unfailing love

AD from United States
Comment 264 of 716, added on April 26th, 2006 at 12:13 PM.

This poem has some deep meaning in it. It says that Although there is good,
it won't stay good long.

Carl Weaver from United States
Comment 263 of 716, added on April 25th, 2006 at 6:46 PM.

I think this poem means that nothing good can stay but on the other hand
that good is around us all the time and that we should try to hang on to it
as much as we can.

Katie from Bolivia
Comment 262 of 716, added on April 24th, 2006 at 3:03 PM.

makes me think the only thing that last forever his his love and promise
that all who believe will spend forever with him/

Miss Marie from United States
Comment 261 of 716, 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 716, 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 716, 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 716, 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 716, 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

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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: 2022 times
Poem of the Day: Mar 12 2004


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