Stay Gold not Bling
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Nothing Gold can stay (Robert Frost, 1923)
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.
This poem is featured in The Outsiders written by S. E. Hinton in 1967. In the film adaptation of this novel, made in 1983 directed by F. Coppolla, it’s recited aloud by Ponyboy to his friend Johnny.
(Poem shared from The Poetry of Robert Frost edited by Edward Connery Lathem. Copyright © 1923, 1947, 1969 by Henry Holt and Company, copyright © 1942, 1951 by Robert Frost, copyright © 1970, 1975 by Lesley Frost Ballantine. Reprinted by permission of Henry Holt and Company, LLC. via www.poets.org)