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;
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 about Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

  • stephanie (4/8/2020 3:31:00 PM)

    keep doing poems and its really good(Report)Reply

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  • briatna (3/23/2020 9:27:00 AM)

    nothing stays the same(Report)Reply

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  • Me Poet Yeps PoetMe Poet Yeps Poet (1/8/2020 8:40:00 AM)

    BEAUTIFUL POET HE IS MY POET TO STAY
    W'/O READING HIM I COMPOSED THIS
    silver of today is tomorrows gold money has become costly a cup of coffee which cost a coin now costs 3 dollars is it fine
    the cost remains the same it's cost of labour which gains oh what a shame it is the world's modern game escalate and penetrate(Report)Reply

    Chriss899(3/11/2020 6:20:00 PM)

    Nice, keep composing poems and your poems will be amazing. Keep the good work

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  • Xoomer (1/6/2020 4:15:00 PM)

    Ok boomer .Ok boomer okkk boomer Ok boooommmeeerrrrAlready ReportedReply

    golden boy(3/3/2020 10:54:00 AM)

    hhahhhahahahah so funny 😑

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  • boomer (12/16/2019 8:09:00 AM)

    YAS YOU'RE RIGHT QUEEN! ! !(Report)Reply

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  • ur mom (12/16/2019 8:06:00 AM)

    actually all these comments are WRONG this poem is actually gay so like noobs: /Already ReportedReply

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  • Gayatri PhukanGayatri Phukan (9/27/2019 1:35:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem.nature green is gold beautiful thought(Report)Reply

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  • Patricia (9/17/2019 7:17:00 AM)

    My daughter passed 7 years ago and this was her favorite, , , , , , she was golden, , , ,(Report)Reply

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  • (This is my actual name) Ewne (8/13/2019 8:43:00 AM)

    Good Poem .(Report)Reply

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  • Mari E (6/11/2019 8:08:00 AM)

    Read this in tandem with Carl Sandburg poem Autumn Movement. The themes are similar, but said in different ways. They both capture the painful feeling of letting go for nothing lasts in the state we first fall in love with. We as humans have to constantly let go and yield to change. Bless you Carl and Robert.(Report)Reply

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  • NoOneHere #4454 (5/19/2019 7:18:00 PM)

    like if you saw this in the outsiders DM me NoOneHere #4454(Report)Reply

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  • IADCOHBSCISHDBCJHSDBCKJSHDBCKSJHDC (5/14/2019 10:00:00 PM)

    this sucks and it is very stupid.Already ReportedReply

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  • IADCOHBSCISHDBCJHSDBCKJSHDBCKSJHDC (5/14/2019 10:00:00 PM)

    this sucks and it is very stupid(Report)Reply

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  • ur mom (5/4/2019 1:44:00 AM)

    this poem is really good, and is easy to understand.(Report)Reply

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  • hunter smith (2/28/2019 3:18:00 PM)

    this poem sucks it is terrible BOOOOOOOOOOAlready ReportedReply

    sweetbutapsycho(4/11/2019 3:09:00 PM)

    uhh honey, then you shouldn't have came here. Really.

    Karry Gee(3/28/2019 7:32:00 AM)

    It’s because you have no understanding or experience of love, loss and grief.

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  • Bill CantrellBill Cantrell (2/4/2019 3:05:00 PM)

    A clever poem infused with truth, wonderful!(Report)Reply

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  • niddhi (12/30/2018 9:08:00 AM)

    This poem is easy to understand and nice and short to learn.(Report)Reply

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  • Bisikwa (10/28/2018 6:51:00 AM)

    The brevity makes it all the more pleasurable.(Report)Reply

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  • jahanvi (9/29/2018 9:30:00 AM)

    poem is easy and nice(Report)Reply

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  • Donald trump (9/21/2018 7:51:00 AM)

    It is an outstanding poem(Report)Reply

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    plz devorse me! i hate u

    Government(2/5/2019 8:58:00 AM)

    please resign

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 12, 2015


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