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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 161 of 711, 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 711, 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 711, 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 711, 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 711, 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
Comment 156 of 711, added on May 26th, 2005 at 7:42 PM.

good poem..just wondering if anyone knows what type of poem it is..free
verse?

jr
Comment 155 of 711, added on May 22nd, 2005 at 8:49 PM.

This poem is one of my old favorites. I read it in 8th grade like everyone
else (didn't know so many people read the outsiders in 8th grade too) This
poem to me means how in nature everything is so pure and peaceful but only
at dawn. Once day set's in everything is ruined. Just like in this world;
when you are born your are pure and honest, but once you grow up you become
"evil" you lose your inocence~

Bird from United States
Comment 154 of 711, added on May 22nd, 2005 at 5:55 PM.

i loved the book and the poem. i think that this peom means that nothing
stays forever, whether it's ur life or a precious moment. So u should take
the advantage of it while it is there 4 u. ROBERT FROST-i love ur poems!

Shelly from Canada
Comment 153 of 711, added on May 21st, 2005 at 1:18 PM.

I love this poem. The outsiders waz a great book and so waz this awesome
poem. When I 1st read it I didn't know it waz about then when done in the
Outsiders I felt that this poem haz such a incredible feelin'. Robert Frost
I think U R great.

Joe from United States
Comment 152 of 711, added on May 18th, 2005 at 1:42 PM.

I really thought the poem was a great piece of work. I really don't know
what it means but we were given an assingment to find out.

Kayla 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: 1672 times
Poem of the Day: Mar 12 2004


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