Nothing Gold Can Stay

Boston Public Garden

Source: Decodollop blog

One of my favorite poems ever written is by Robert Frost.  Each autumn I post his poem, Nothing gold can stay.  It is obvious that Frost was inspired by the fall foliage in New England when he wrote this poem back in 1923. I hope you enjoy the poem as much as I do.

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.

One response to “Nothing Gold Can Stay

  1. It is one of my favorite poems from Frost. Yes, at this time of year we easily see the connection as fall weins.

    I have also used it in a eulogy a few times with the gold being the synanom for the soul.

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