Nothing Gold

"Nothing Gold" sets a poem of Robert Frost. The song is part of Alva Henderson's A Seasonal Songbook.

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Date: 1968Composer: Alva HendersonText: Robert FrostSong Collection: A Seasonal Songbook

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Nothing Gold Can Stay
by Robert Frost

Nature’s first green is gold,
The 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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The Poetry of Robert Frost

By Robert Frost

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