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I Had A Dove by John Keats

………………I Had A Dove

I had a dove and the sweet dove died,
And I have thought it died of grieving:
O, what could it grieve for?  66 more words


The silver, snarling trumpets ‘gan to chide

 IV. That ancient Beadsman heard the prelude soft;
And so it chanc’d, for many a door was wide,
From hurry to and fro. Soon, up aloft, 124 more words


The Life and Work of John Keats- excellent website

The Life and Work of John Keats- excellent website

This website is dedicated to the life and work of the great Romantic poet, John Keats. Born in 1795, Keats published three books of poetry in his lifetime but was dismissed as a middle-class interloper by most critics.

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John Keats

Do you Poetry?

So… I do. I read poetry. I also write poetry. I do not say this to show off in any way. I did not in any way state that I write  377 more words


To Kosciusko by John Keats

……………….To Kosciusko 

Good Kosciusko, thy great name alone
Is a full harvest whence to reap high feeling:
It comes upon us like the glorious pealing… 153 more words


Peace Begins with Gratitude

A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
Its loveliness increases; it will never
Pass into nothingness; but still will keep
A bower quiet for us, and a sleep… 220 more words

John Keats

After dark vapours have oppressed our plains

Here is a sonnet from John Keats, the leading English poet of the romantic age in the early nineteenth century. Spring comes after winter, calm comes after the storm, joy comes after despair, but all is part of the natural cycle – these, I think are the themes to be found in this beautiful poem. 321 more words