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

  • (12/30/2018 9:00:00 PM)

    I imagined She has a beautiful golden hairstyle, The importance of her direction positively Although it is an image.That splendid betrayal. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/30/2018 9:08:00 AM)

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

  • (10/28/2018 6:51:00 AM)

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

  • (9/29/2018 9:30:00 AM)

    poem is easy and nice (Report) Reply

  • (9/21/2018 7:51:00 AM)

    It is an outstanding poem (Report) Reply

  • (9/21/2018 7:49:00 AM)

    Nice poem (Report) Reply

  • (9/11/2018 12:01:00 AM)

    I love how Nature laughs in the second line. (Report) Reply

  • (7/30/2018 6:05:00 AM)

    This poem, used in the outsiders by S.E hinton, explains how ponyboy has an innocence (gold) that he needs to keep, and not get led into a life of crime and poverty. He needs to fight to protect this innocence as ‘nothing gold can stay.’ Beautiful Poem👍🏻 (Report) Reply

  • (7/29/2018 2:48:00 PM)

    I first read this in high school....but I have always loved Robert Frost.
    This one, now that I'm older......I don't really know why...but I cry, reading it.
    (Report) Reply

  • Susan Williams (6/27/2018 7:00:00 PM)

    Perfect in the way only Frost can be- I could curl up by the fire and read his poetry by the hours (Report) Reply

  • (6/24/2018 2:30:00 PM)

    Yes, lovely poem, too bad I'm fu**ing traumatized by a loud commercial for some horror movie before the poem starts. (Report) Reply

    (8/14/2018 12:57:00 PM)

    AdBlock will get you where you want to be. I see no commercial.

  • (6/11/2018 12:49:00 PM)

    Better had it not been read by a machine. (Report) Reply

  • (6/7/2018 10:26:00 AM)

    Thanks . Good ......... (Report) Reply

  • (6/1/2018 10:33:00 AM)

    Thanks and nice (Report) Reply

  • (5/31/2018 11:14:00 PM)

    Inspiring poem . (Report) Reply

  • (5/31/2018 11:13:00 PM)

    Inspiring poem . (Report) Reply

  • (5/22/2018 5:14:00 PM)

    I love this poem so, I made a parody that I called winter (Report) Reply

  • (5/20/2018 5:40:00 AM)

    Wow how the experience of about the wood (Report) Reply

  • Britte Ninad (5/17/2018 5:27:00 AM)

    loving words

    Nature's first green is gold,
    Her hardest hue to hold.
    Her early leaf's a flower;
    (Report) Reply

  • (5/15/2018 4:20:00 PM)

    This is the voice I worship. This is the voice that leads me to believe in a higher being. This is the voice that created our world, and brings us life. This is the voice that has given us a voice. We are the voice; the voice is us. (Report) Reply

    (5/17/2018 6:19:00 AM)

    this voice is actually really creepy to me

    (5/17/2018 6:18:00 AM)

    this voice gives me the creeps

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

Poem Edited: Thursday, March 12, 2015

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