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Analysis and comments on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

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Comment 30 of 730, 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

Comment 29 of 730, 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

laurenn from Canada
Comment 28 of 730, 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 730, added on January 28th, 2005 at 6:46 AM.

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

ekin from Turkey
Comment 26 of 730, 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

Baby_Grl from United States
Comment 25 of 730, 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.

Comment 24 of 730, 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
Comment 23 of 730, added on January 12th, 2005 at 6:56 PM.

I have read The Outsiders book 6 times and it is truly amazing. When I saw
the poem for the first time, I didn't quite know what it meant, just like
Ponyboy. When I saw the movie I began to realize exactly what Robert Frost
meant. He meant exactly what Johnny said in the note. That we are gold
when we are kids and everything seems new. Like the way Ponyboy digs
sunsets. Thats what Johnny said is gold. he also said that he should keep
it that way cause its a good way to be. At the realization of this poem I
cried knowing that kids like the outsiders are wonderful kids but just
unfortunate to have that type of life. This is a very good example for
kids in their teenage years like me.

Comment 22 of 730, added on December 7th, 2004 at 12:24 AM.

I love this poem! It reminds me that anyhting that is good and true can not
stay in one place forever, but that it will be back some day, just not for
a while!

Krystle from United States
Comment 21 of 730, added on December 6th, 2004 at 6:15 PM.

i am a huge outsiders fan and when i heard this poem i loved it and in the
outsiders two bit played by emilio esteves was really funny and soda pop
was the best looking

lala from Chile

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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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