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"Nothing Gold Can Stay"

Random Poetry List XXVI

Nothing Gold Can Stay

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.

Robert Frost (American, 1874-1963)

Originally e-mailed on Wednesday, April 21, 1999 @ 6:01 PM.

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Thu. 04/21/05 05:34:43 PM
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