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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 232 of 702, added on February 20th, 2006 at 10:49 PM.

my favorite

john lily from United States
Comment 231 of 702, added on February 20th, 2006 at 11:49 AM.

i first heard this poem three years ago in "the outsiders" book. it made me
sad, but i didnt know what this poem ment and i wanted to so i looked at
what all the peoples comments on this site and jonnys letter in the book
also the song by stevie wonder and it made me understand. thank you for
that. this is such a lovely poem and now when i read the book and watch the
film for many other times i will now understand that the poem means that
you should appreciate what you have god and not take it for granted as what
you have got wont stay forever. a great poem! a great song! a great book!
and a great film!

Ashton Victoria Parker from United Kingdom
Comment 230 of 702, added on February 13th, 2006 at 5:13 PM.

The Poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay defines classic literature. Words that will
truly stand the test of time. Its meaning is often considered how, seasons
change and yet beautiful they are, they do not last. or the Innocence of
children, some say is characterized as being 'golden' and how it too, must
end in time. & how none it stays for very long, the tone Robert Frost
writes in gives us this overwelming sad feeling.

For me the poem sends a message. Telling us that we need not ever take
things precious to us 'gold' whatever it may be, just something you
consider dear, we should never take these things for granted. Frost I feel
also wants us to appriciate nature, as he did.


I love this poem.

Faith from United States
Comment 229 of 702, added on February 9th, 2006 at 8:10 PM.

Im in 7th grade and I just read The Outsiders. not only is it just the best
book but its such a good poem. Innocence cannot stay in its youthful form
forever...Pony and Johnny were so much less innocent after the Bob
incident....anyways this poem is amazing and you should really think about
ti and appreciate it often

Meghan from United States
Comment 228 of 702, added on February 6th, 2006 at 5:33 PM.

this is the greatest poem...it was on my favorite movie...the outsiders...i
luv that movie to death...it is the best movie i have ever seen in my hole
life...i luv poems...i luv righting poems...they help me relax...they make
me feel like a hole nother person...lol

Kristen from United States
Comment 227 of 702, added on February 1st, 2006 at 3:39 PM.

I just want you to know that I simply looooooovvveee your poem! The first
time I ever heard that poem was in my favorite movie The Outsiders!I always
look in The Outsiders book just to read your poem! It's just beutiful! I
love it!

Erin McInnis from United States
Comment 226 of 702, added on January 18th, 2006 at 9:15 PM.

I think "Nothing gold can stay," is about the first of spring. When the
fisrt leaves come out, and it's a gentle gold color. That's the first two
lines, the next two, I think is that the begining of spring lasts the
shortest. It seems to disapear in a hour. The two after that, is when it
all turns green and is put away, like when the small minded Christian God
locked Eden away, That is likened to when natures "gold" is locked away.
The last two, are when the sun goes down on that day, or days, and how the
gold of spring cannot stay.

DeDe from United States
Comment 225 of 702, added on January 13th, 2006 at 4:58 PM.

I love this poem! It's simply beautiful. I heard of it in the book 'The
outsiders' in our LA class

Emily from Canada
Comment 224 of 702, added on January 13th, 2006 at 8:42 AM.

the first time i heard this poem was on my favorite movie and book the
outsiders by S.E. Hinton. I write my own peotry and this on is my favorite

Erica from United States
Comment 223 of 702, added on January 9th, 2006 at 3:02 PM.

i luv this poem so much! i read the book and watched the movie " The
Outsiders" and it was just the perfect poem 4 dat.i just think dat dats the
way u should live life and dat it gives out a good message for everyone.
NEVER FORGET 2 STAY GOLD!!!!!!!!:-)

Aubry 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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