Nothing Gold Can Stay Poem by Robert Frost

Nothing Gold Can Stay
Robert Frost

Nothing Gold Can Stay is a poem by Robert Frost, written in 1923. It was later published in the collection New Hampshire. Nothing Gold Can Stay Poem by Robert Frost is very inspirational and motivational.

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.

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  1. But all that glitters is gold. From the lesser known and prestigious, Smash Mouth :X

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  2. one of my favorite poems, one of my favorite authors! I have a line from “Stopping By Woods on Snowy Evening” as a tattoo….”and miles to go before I sleep” it reminds me there is so much for me to do in my life….

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  3. Im really happy to get these in my inbox every morning!

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  4. I chose this poem in 1997 to say farewell to a treasured boss at work. Nice to revisit it.

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