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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 33 of 703, added on February 28th, 2005 at 5:07 AM.

i think the poem was really well-written illustrating that nothing great n
valuable last long like a sunrise although beautiful is only for a while.
emphasizing that Nothing precious (to one or anything) can stay longg..

Ang wei ting from Singapore
Comment 32 of 703, added on February 26th, 2005 at 2:09 PM.

this poem said a lot to me, maybe it could have helped you too...the book
the outsiders was the saddest book i was liek in love with dally and i was
so sad when he died but it was a brilliant idea of his that he died like
that...what a way to go

christy from Argentina
Comment 31 of 703, added on February 14th, 2005 at 9:22 PM.

"Nothing Gold Can Stay" by Robert Frost is an awesome poem. i'm not too big
on poetry, but i loved this one. we read the book and watched the movie
"The Outsiders" last year in English class, (which is by far the best book
i have ever read for school, and a great book in general) and this year as
a freshmen, we have to do a poetry project. i chose this poem and by
reading other people's comments on here, i understand it even better.
"Nothing Gold Can Stay" says that as much as you try to hold on to
something, it won't last forever.. and i guess it may not seem like it, but
thats a good thing, because if everything stayed "gold" all the time, we
wouldn't appreciate it as much. a person's youth is like gold, and you only
live once, seize the dayand grasp all the opportunities you can because
they won't be there for long. this poem applies to nature as written in the
lines of the poem, but it also has a deeper meaning and applies to life in
general. "Stay gold, Ponyboy" "Like the way you dig sunsets, Pony, thats
gold, keep it that way. It's a good way to be."

Jessica from United States
Comment 30 of 703, added on January 31st, 2005 at 6:44 PM.

this is a good poem mr.frost.....u hav some great taltnt thr i wish i could
do wut u do.....it is ppl like u that make me feel like life is worth it i
reli like the work tHAT U DO it is fantastic.....i'll try to take ur place
one day......i will try to do the same work that u do......peace out
/>

paul
Comment 29 of 703, added on January 31st, 2005 at 10:27 AM.

This poem is the best one i have ever read it is great!! Robeert yu are
excellent at this stuff i could never right something liike thiss great
job:D

laurenn from Canada
Comment 28 of 703, added on January 29th, 2005 at 6:46 PM.

I was assigned to read "The Outsiders" for a Language project. Part of my
project was to create my way of explaining how "Nothing Gold Can Stay". I'm
not the type of person who digs reading, but when I picked up the outsiders
and started reading as the first line said "When I stepped out of the
bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had two things on
my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home", I knew I was going to love this
book. When I first read the poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay" I thought it was
great but didnít quit understand it, and creating my own Nothing Can Gold
Stay poem was challenging, but then I compared it to my life, and what I'm
going throw, even though Iím 13 going on 14, I was amazed on what the poem
meant. Robert Frost was explaining that your youth/teen is your golden
years. As harsh as it may be with friends, parents, some one so important
to your life, now is the time to experience new things, learn to do what
right, and as much as you try to hold on, it wonít last forever. Thatís why
"Eden sank to grief", meaning years pass by and you canít control what
happens, but only control your memories. I might have skipped a lot of the
poem, but each person has a different side of view on it. Yet I donít know
how I should create my own "Nothing Gold Can Stay" poem, but at least I
understand the message and the concept of the poem written by Robert Frost.
Overall I think it's an amazing poem and I'm inspired :) I havenít seen the
movie yet, but ill be seeing it in class, I bet I will cry while watching
the movie...:( but the book is create, even if written at the age of 16 by
Susan Eloise Hinton (Y)

Do it for Johnny, do it for Johnny from Canada
Comment 27 of 703, added on January 28th, 2005 at 6:46 AM.

this poem makes me think that we have to seize the day, esply during
youth...

ekin from Turkey
Comment 26 of 703, added on January 27th, 2005 at 10:56 PM.

This Poem is from "the Outsiders" I'm reading it in Class as which i'm a
7th grader, I'm to the part where Johnny... But this poem is a great fact,
nothing could ever stay the way it used to for long...*sigh* that's a good
thing!

Baby_Grl from United States
Comment 25 of 703, added on January 27th, 2005 at 11:16 AM.

I've heard of Robert Frost, but I've never heard this poem until I was
watching a "Baby Einstein" dvd. I fell in love with it and have sense
memorized it.

Buckley
Comment 24 of 703, added on January 25th, 2005 at 12:53 PM.

Great analogy of the poem. You have a very deep look at the poem and the
hidden meanings of the words.

spindy 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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