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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 122 of 702, added on April 10th, 2005 at 6:33 PM.

When i first acquired this book, i thought it wouldnt be one of my
favorites. And i guess i was wrong. The Outsiders, is a really exciting
book, filled with both hatred and love, and it had a very good ending. The
poem of Robert Frost, was also one of the classic poems that took place in
the story. I really liked the poem, at first it did not make sense to me,
but later i found out the real meaning. My favorite character is Dally,
because even if he isnt the "greatest guy", he, well i think is most like
me from all the characters. I had alot of fun reading S.E Hintons books, if
u like the outsiders then u must read THAT WAS THEN THIS IS NOW, by
S.E.Hinton. It is really good. Well The Outsiders, was a book that has all
my memories carried within each and every page. Well, if you havent read
it, go, because this is one book you would never want to miss out on.

Asme from United States
Comment 121 of 702, added on April 9th, 2005 at 6:37 PM.

this poem is in "The Outsiders" and thats the best book ever so as with the
book, ive taken a liking to this poem as well...(ponyboy says it to jhonny
by the church) and frost is an awesome writer, like who can think of stuff
like this? and also, this poem is true, noting good ever stay but we still
live off the lil moments of gold we get...yeh so later guys and remember to
read "The outsiders" if you havent, and theres a movie on it too :) its the
best ever

meryum from United States
Comment 120 of 702, added on April 6th, 2005 at 6:25 PM.

The Poem that nothing good can stay. Innocence and perfection never last.
"Nature's first green is gold," This is sunrise. "Her hardest hue to hold."
Sunrise is the hardest to keep the same."Her Early leaf's a flower" Instead
of the leaf and then the flower, with the day, the flower (dawn/pretty
part)comes first. "But only so an hour." Dawn only lasts about an hour.
"Then leaf subsides to leaf" As the sun rises, the beauty sinks and the
'flower' becomes a 'leaf'."So Eden sank to grief," Here Frost is talking of
the Garden of Eden. "So dawn goes down to day." Dawn is prettier than day.
"Nothing gold can stay." Nothing good can stay.

Rosanna from United States
Comment 119 of 702, added on April 5th, 2005 at 11:49 PM.

robert frost is such a cool guy hes so tight i jsut wanna eat him. His
poetry is amazing i lvoe reading all of his wiritings

jeffrey from United States
Comment 118 of 702, added on April 4th, 2005 at 11:26 AM.

Nothing Gold can stay is one of Robert Frost's classic. It uses nature to
show how things that are really precious can stay. It uses the themes
constant change, transition and nothing gold can stay.

Mohammad Rehmanjan from Australia
Comment 117 of 702, added on April 3rd, 2005 at 9:55 PM.

My take on nothing gold can stay is That the things that are really
satisfying only seem to slip through your fingers like sands through an
hour glass. The fruit of your labor that you toil for under the sun only
serves to benefit another. The one you choose to give your heart to Loves
another. True Happiness who can find for nothing gold can stay.

Janice Aguabella from United States
Comment 116 of 702, added on April 3rd, 2005 at 6:17 PM.

I haven't read "The Outsider"yet but it will be the first thing on my list
to read...I the poem it brought tears to my eyes

sandra willis
Comment 115 of 702, added on March 31st, 2005 at 10:04 AM.

I think this poem has no definite meaning, so if you think it mens
something, your right.

Josh. from United States
Comment 114 of 702, added on March 31st, 2005 at 10:04 AM.

I think that Robert Frost wrote this poem at the time he was thinking about
this. So this poem can mean whatever it wants to different people.

Glen Wollney from United States
Comment 113 of 702, added on March 28th, 2005 at 1:44 PM.

maybe i'm just stupid. i don't get it. i am supposed to analyze this poem
for english class and i really don't think i can do it. this project is due
soon, like in 24 hrs. can someone e-mail me and tell me how you would
interpret this poem. thnx. hav a great day ya'll.

~heather~

Heather 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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