Robert Frost

(March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963 / San Francisco)

Nothing Gold Can Stay - Poem by Robert Frost

Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
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Comments about Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

  • Veteran Poet - 1,538 Points Kay Staley (4/2/2015 8:19:00 AM)

    How depressing and entirely true. Between the lines of the poem I read that nothing else can stay either. (Report) Reply

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  • Silver Star - 3,678 Points John Richter (4/2/2015 6:41:00 AM)

    So interesting.... that's a take on nature so unique. Not that life dies and decays away, but that nothing gold can stay. What a simple yet profound way to say that...... (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,447 Points Paul Reed (4/2/2015 5:11:00 AM)

    Hopefully if Barnicalboy Mermaidman's eyeballs have dropped out he wont be able to send in any more reviews. My sympathy to his cat. (Report) Reply

    Silver Star - 3,678 Points John Richter (4/2/2015 6:45:00 AM)

    Well, his 'profile not found.' I was trying to see his own poetry - wondering what must come from a mind like that...

  • Veteran Poet - 1,039 Points Mark Arvizu (2/23/2015 9:19:00 AM)

    I like evergreen trees :) .................. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie dawn Carter (1/29/2015 5:08:00 PM)

    My fab poem of all time... a true reflection in few words of how fragile life is... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 0 Points amir khan (12/30/2014 12:00:00 PM)

    one of your best (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 67 Points Barnicalboy Mermaidman (12/11/2014 10:14:00 AM)

    This poem was so bad my eyeballs fell out and the dog started to cry and I dropped kicked the cat over the fence (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,166 Points Oduro Bright Amoh (9/20/2014 8:06:00 AM)

    Nothing Gold can stay indeed. Vivid description of nature from fresh to withering (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,166 Points Oduro Bright Amoh (9/20/2014 7:59:00 AM)

    Words wonderfully woven with wisdom (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,733 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (8/24/2014 9:53:00 AM)

    Slow poison to human mind has lost many Deterioration Heaven to hell (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 30 Points Starr Waterman (8/14/2014 2:17:00 PM)

    I'm inlove with this poem c: (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 256 Points Skywee Gh (7/29/2014 11:15:00 PM)

    nothing gold can stay.hmmm, with the thoughts of a is gold till it's old, nothing gold can stay...the blossom flower in its me and you age is forever gold to us. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Benjy H. (3/4/2014 10:44:00 AM)

    I think that it, while good, was very short. I wish it was longer, but as Robert Frost says, Nothing Gold can Stay (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Pizza Pizza (1/30/2014 3:49:00 PM)

    they use this poem in the OUTSIDERS stay gold Pony boy, stay gold. Referring back to the poem (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jane Bennett (1/12/2014 8:37:00 PM)

    Definitely one of my favorites! ! ! (Report) Reply

    Rookie - 67 Points Barnicalboy Mermaidman (12/11/2014 10:43:00 AM)

    no just no! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

  • Rookie - 19 Points Goldheart Bird (11/18/2013 12:44:00 PM)

    I love this poem! ! ! One of my most favorite Mr.Frost wrote! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 514 Points Stephen W (6/7/2013 3:50:00 PM)

    I think it's just a comment on the impermanence of great beauty. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Karthik Madhira (4/28/2013 7:04:00 PM)

    This really affects my heart. The extended metaphor is fabulously expressed through the brilliant vocabulary and organization. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Ryann Harrington (3/26/2013 9:08:00 PM)

    My favorite poem!
    I will always stay gold! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 18 Points Natasha Foster (3/20/2013 11:02:00 AM)

    One of the only poems I have memorized. :) (Report) Reply

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