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Nothing Gold Can Stay

Rating: 4.3

Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf,
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day
Nothing gold can stay.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM

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Lorenz Sapungan 03 May 2012

Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. - early spring - Hope Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour.- Summer -Happiness Then leaf subsides to leaf, - Fall- sadness So Eden sank to grief, - Winter- Sorrow So dawn goes down to day Nothing gold can stay. - Life's go on

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The Studying STudent 01 November 2018

Thank you so much! This eexplanation of the poem just helped me on my powerpoint project!

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Barnicalboy Mermaidman 11 December 2014

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

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Stephen W 05 April 2016

It's barnacle; and drop-kicked.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 October 2021

CONGRATULATIONS being chosen as The Modern Poem Of The Day! . Truly THE NUMBER ONE of the Classic Poems top 500

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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 October 2021

Only 8 lines, sublimest rhymed, and greatest end-rhymes, I can read this sweetest verse myriads times and again!

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Sylvia Frances Chan 11 October 2021

WOW! What a most simple but the most beautiful Tribute to Nature! And of course by Robert Frost.5 Stars fullest on TOP!

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poetry lover 04 October 2021

it can't be any better

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Ninja pack 01 October 2021

its sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo good

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