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Pure Gold

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. Learning His lessons at last The past must die as the past The future must never exist So let the fates turn and twist No time to berate and bemoan Each instant is ever on loan Right now is the now or never Nothing but God lasts forever ***Inspired by Robert Frost's poem "Nothing Gold Can Stay" Sumitted for: The contest sponsored by Jerry T Curtis

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Date: 8/6/2014 4:09:00 PM
I've finally caught up with you! I saw this in 1st place on the winners' list, and it really does deserve the placement; it's a lovely piece and it sounds very classical (to my ear, anyway) congrats on your win (hope your blood pressure has settled!) :)
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Date: 7/31/2014 8:41:00 AM
The poem is pure gold a well deserved winner:-) Hugs Jan xxx
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Date: 7/31/2014 6:43:00 AM
Hi Tim, Golden write, it is. Well-deserved first place, Congrats, friend!!
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Date: 7/31/2014 6:37:00 AM
Nice write, Tim. Congrats on your win. I love that poem and have written something on it as well. Your piece is beautiful.
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Date: 7/30/2014 9:00:00 PM
Hooray for you........and so deserving !! Robert Frost would be quite honored ! you did him proud ! :)
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Date: 7/30/2014 2:38:00 PM
I must give you a 7top-rating for this excellent write, Tim. Immensely enjoyed; written effortlessly and with flowing rhyme. Congratulations on a top podium finish! // paul
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Date: 7/30/2014 12:35:00 PM
Excellent write Tim....big congrats on your win. Hugs
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Date: 7/30/2014 12:44:00 AM
wowowow, BIG congrats, Tim. And I just love this poem that you based yours on. Isn't it the one in the novel and movie called the Outsiders. So beautiful. this is wonderful to see you at the top of this list.
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Date: 7/30/2014 12:07:00 AM
Congrats on top place winning poem Tim!
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Date: 7/29/2014 10:09:00 PM
Yay!! Grats on the top spot my friend, :) you are awesome!!
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Tim Ryerson
Date: 7/30/2014 3:50:00 AM
You're pretty awesome yourself ya know and I LOVE your name! It's poetic, just like you...
Date: 7/29/2014 7:20:00 PM
Tim, a quality poem earns you the top spot, well deserved, congrats!
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Date: 7/29/2014 6:22:00 PM
"the beginning and the end.. the first and last......." great message Tim .. CONGRATULATIONS.. :)
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Date: 7/29/2014 6:17:00 PM
Very impressive win Tim...congratulations
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Date: 7/29/2014 6:09:00 PM
a sweet win Tim..PD
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Date: 7/29/2014 3:44:00 PM
Congratulations on your win, I'm sorry it took so long to post, I evidently don't know what I am doing.
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Tim Ryerson
Date: 7/29/2014 3:48:00 PM
Thank you sir! What an honor this is!!!
Date: 7/29/2014 3:36:00 PM
I really like this. Happy writing and God bless you.
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Date: 6/11/2014 3:31:00 PM
I just breathed a long sigh.... So lovely, Tim. When you write like this, I feel a happiness that has a parentheses of sadness. SO good!
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Date: 6/11/2014 5:55:00 AM
This is an amazing write. Robert Frost would be beside himself with pride to think that he inspired this poetic gem.
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Date: 6/10/2014 7:00:00 PM
subime in its reflective mood ,tim.. so well written and articulating an inspiring truth.. huggs
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