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Best Poems of John Keats

John Keats

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A collection of best and most famous poems written by the famous English writer John Keats. 

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"Best Poems of John Keats" is a collection that showcases the timeless brilliance and lyrical beauty of one of the most influential Romantic poets in English literature, John Keats. Compiled to celebrate Keats' remarkable poetic talent, this anthology brings together some of his most celebrated and revered works, providing readers with a captivating glimpse into his poetic genius. From the enchanting odes to the stirring sonnets, Keats' poetry exhibits a remarkable depth of emotion, vivid imagery, and a profound exploration of the human experience. His verses resonate with themes of love, nature, mortality, and the quest for beauty, capturing the essence of Romanticism and immersing readers in a world of sublime beauty and melancholic longing. The collection features Keats' well-known odes, including "Ode to a Nightingale," "Ode to a Grecian Urn," and "Ode on a Grecian Urn." These odes showcase Keats' ability to blend the tangible and the transcendent, as he delves into the complexities of human existence and the fleeting nature of life itself. Through rich and sensory language, Keats transports readers into realms of imagination and contemplation, leaving an indelible mark on their hearts and minds. Keats' sonnets, such as "Bright Star" and "When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be," reveal his introspective and introspective nature, exploring themes of love, mortality, and the ephemeral nature of human life. These compact and poignant poems demonstrate Keats' ability to evoke profound emotions and convey complex thoughts with brevity and elegance. What sets Keats' poetry apart is his ability to blend the sensual with the intellectual, infusing his verses with vivid imagery and a deep sense of longing. His language is rich, evocative, and musical, transporting readers to ethereal landscapes and evoking a range of emotions. Keats' exploration of the beauty and transience of life, coupled with his mastery of poetic techniques, make his works a delight for both seasoned poetry enthusiasts and newcomers to his oeuvre. However, readers unfamiliar with the language and themes of Romantic poetry may find some of Keats' verses challenging at first. His extensive use of classical allusions, rich symbolism, and heightened language can require careful reading and deeper contemplation to fully appreciate the layers of meaning within his poetry. In conclusion, "Best Poems of John Keats" is a splendid collection that allows readers to immerse themselves in the luminous world of one of the greatest poets in English literature. John Keats' exquisite verses capture the essence of Romanticism, infusing his work with vivid imagery, profound insights, and a yearning for beauty and transcendence. This anthology serves as a testament to Keats' enduring legacy, and it is a must-read for anyone seeking to explore the depths of human emotion and the power of poetic expression.

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Ode To Psyche

11 April 2023
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 O Goddess! hear these tuneless numbers, wrung  By sweet enforcement and remembrance dear,  And pardon that thy secrets should be sung  Even into thine own soft-conched ear:  Surely I dreamt to-da

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Ode To Melancholy

11 April 2023
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No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist  Wolf's-bane, tight-rooted, for its poisonous wine;  Nor suffer thy pale forehead to be kiss'd  By nightshade, ruby grape of Proserpine;  Make not your rosar

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To Autumn

11 April 2023
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Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness,  Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;  Conspiring with him how to load and bless  With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;  To bend with app

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Bright Star

29 April 2023
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Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art—           Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night  And watching, with eternal lids apart,           Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite,  Th

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On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

29 April 2023
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Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold,  And many goodly states and kingdoms seen;  Round many western islands have I been  Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold.  Oft of one wide expanse had

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The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone!

14 June 2023
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The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone! Sweet voice, sweet lips, soft hand, and softer breast, Warm breath, light whisper, tender semi-tone, Bright eyes, accomplish’d shape, and lang’rous wai

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The Eve of St. Agnes

14 June 2023
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St. Agnes' Eve—Ah, bitter chill it was!        The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold;        The hare limp'd trembling through the frozen grass,        And silent was the flock in woolly fold:

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Hyperion

14 June 2023
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Deep in the shady sadness of a vale Far sunken from the healthy breath of morn, Far from the fiery noon, and eve's one star, Sat gray-hair'd Saturn, quiet as a stone, Still as the silence round ab

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Fancy

15 June 2023
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Ever let the Fancy roam, Pleasure never is at home: At a touch sweet Pleasure melteth, Like to bubbles when rain pelteth; Then let winged Fancy wander Through the thought still spread beyond her:

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The Human Seasons

15 June 2023
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Four Seasons fill the measure of the year;      There are four seasons in the mind of man: He has his lusty Spring, when fancy clear      Takes in all beauty with an easy span: He has his Summer,

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La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad

15 June 2023
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O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,        Alone and palely loitering? The sedge has withered from the lake,        And no birds sing. O what can ail thee, knight-at-arms,        So haggard an

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If By Dull Rhymes Our English Must Be Chain'd

15 June 2023
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If by dull rhymes our English must be chain'd,    And, like Andromeda, the Sonnet sweet Fetter'd, in spite of pained loveliness; Let us find out, if we must be constrain'd,    Sandals more interwo

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Ode on Indolence

16 June 2023
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One morn before me were three figures seen,     With bowèd necks, and joinèd hands, side-faced; And one behind the other stepp’d serene,     In placid sandals, and in white robes graced;         T

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On a Dream

16 June 2023
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As Hermes once took to his feathers light, When lulled Argus, baffled, swoon’d and slept, So on a Delphic reed, my idle spright So play’d, so charm’d, so conquer’d, so bereft The dragon-world of a

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Ode on a Grecian Urn

16 June 2023
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Thou still unravish'd bride of quietness,        Thou foster-child of silence and slow time, Sylvan historian, who canst thus express        A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme: What leaf-f

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Ode to a Nightingale

16 June 2023
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My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains. My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: 'Tis not through envy

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To Fanny

17 June 2023
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I cry your mercy—pity—love! Aye, love! Merciful love that tantalizes not, One-thoughted, never-wandering, guileless love, Unmasked, and being seen—without a blot! O! let me have thee whole,—all—al

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Robin Hood

17 June 2023
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TO A FRIEND No! those days are gone away And their hours are old and gray, And their minutes buried all Under the down-trodden pall Of the leaves of many years: Many times have winter's shears,

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To Sleep

17 June 2023
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O soft embalmer of the still midnight,       Shutting, with careful fingers and benign, Our gloom-pleas'd eyes, embower'd from the light,       Enshaded in forgetfulness divine: O soothest Sleep!

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To Homer

17 June 2023
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Standing aloof in giant ignorance,    Of thee I hear and of the Cyclades, As one who sits ashore and longs perchance    To visit dolphin-coral in deep seas. So thou wast blind;—but then the veil w

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