Robert Frost – 5 Poems from NEW HAMPSHIRE (Newly released to the Public Domain)

February 1, 2019

 

This week marked the anniversary of Robert Frost’s death in 1963.

In remembrance of Robert Frost, we offer five poems from his collection NEW HAMPSHIRE (1923), which was also just released into the public domain this month…
 
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Reading Two Poems

Nothing Gold Can Stay
Robert Frost

 
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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