Nothing Gold can Stay

by Robert Frost


The theme of this poem is to cherish your youth. The author developed this theme by explaining how the flowers change and rot over time.

Poetic Devices


"gold"(1) "hold" (2)

"flower"(3) "hour"(4)

"leaf"(5) "grief"(6)

"day"(7) "stay"(8)

In this poem, every two lines rhyme. The rhyming creates emphasis and rhythm to keep the reader intrigued.


Tone/Speaker's Attitude

The speaker is a bit solemn yet calm while explaining the topic.

Colors and Backround

In the background, the plants are gold which I thought was appropriate for this poem. I also used the color grey throughout this banner because it reflects a sad mood.