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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 166 of 716, added on June 22nd, 2005 at 8:56 PM.

I think the poem means that time could change any thing. The time when a
person is gold is when they are still young, when they are still innocent,
but when time past by people are turning least innocent and more like
someone they don't want to be. In the book the "Outsiders", I think that
Johnny means that nothing young can stay, so you might want to enjoy it
while you still can.
Opinion of Joyee
P.S. It is my opinion so if you disagree with me then email me!!

Joyee from United States
Comment 165 of 716, added on June 22nd, 2005 at 6:51 PM.

This poem is the most amazing thing i have read. I first read it in the
outsiders and now i am using it as my thesis in my valedictorian address.
Its perfect how most of are lives are gold but they wont be that way
forever. How we have to try to stay gold. I love this poem

Cody from Canada
Comment 164 of 716, added on June 2nd, 2005 at 8:39 AM.

This is my favorite poem of all time! It's also in my fav book of all time,
"The Outsiders". It's true what Johnny said in the book. He said that the
poem meant that you're gold when you're born, but it doesn't last long. I
can never get enough of all the outsiders. I always picture myself as
Ponyboy. I cry everytime I read the book and see the movie!

Cassie from United States
Comment 163 of 716, added on May 31st, 2005 at 3:23 PM.

I think that the poem is so well written, and it is so inspirational, is
just saying that "EVERY ONE IS GOLD WHEN THEY ARE BORN." "BUT JUST LIKE
THE TITLE, IT IS THE TRUTH, NOTHING GOLD CAN STAY."


Golf Pro from Canada
Comment 162 of 716, added on May 31st, 2005 at 10:50 AM.

i want to make robert frost into a ponyboy, paint him gold an eat him!,
just remember nothing gold can stay !

sexi from United States
Comment 161 of 716, added on May 30th, 2005 at 10:43 PM.

this poem brings me to tears. i love it so much though,and it is so
beautiful. i respect what robert frost meant by it. i have been watching
the outsiders since i was about 3 or 4 yrs. old. i used to watch it every
single day in my life, but now only every once in awhile. anyhoo i just
got what the poem really meant about 5 yrs. ago when i was nine yrs old.and
i love it. it is the most beautiful poem i have ever read. thank u robert
frost for putting things in an amazing perspective.

jaden from United States
Comment 160 of 716, added on May 30th, 2005 at 10:18 PM.

the poem means a lot to me as it does alot of other people. i just wanted
to say it's one of the best poems i've ever read, and i read and write alot
of poetry.

jaden from United States
Comment 159 of 716, added on May 28th, 2005 at 6:26 PM.

I also read The Outsiders and it not only relates to that but i also found
that it can be portrayed as the strength of the family. The Curtis Family
was a family of gold and it was hard to stay gold and strong but they
overcame. It is a truly awesome use of poetry in a novel. I give it three
thumbs up!

Commentator from United States
Comment 158 of 716, added on May 27th, 2005 at 10:36 PM.

Hey bird, I read the outsiders when I was in seventh grade. If you pay
attention, johnny says that it means that when you are a kid, you're gold.
Eveyrthing is new. Like the way Ponyboy digs sun sets, that's gold.

Rurioni from United States
Comment 157 of 716, added on May 26th, 2005 at 11:22 PM.

that poem is not free verse, it's ryme. figure out the
ryme sceme

poematic 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
Viewed: 2022 times
Poem of the Day: Mar 12 2004


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