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To Autumn

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-eaves run;

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Plant Walks

The New Romantics: John Keats

John Keats

        John Keats was born in London on on October 31st 1795; he was the first of Frances Jennings and Thomas Keats’s five children, one of whom died in infancy. 6,306 more words


“For cruel ‘tis,” said she

Piteous she look’d on dead and senseless things,
Asking for her lost Basil amorously;
And with melodious chuckle in the strings
Of her lorn voice, she oftentimes would cry… 34 more words


Honors 11: Keats Response and Ch. 2-3 of Gatsby

After I passed back your Grapes impromptus with my comment key and general feedback (as well as a new, updated Gatsby calendar), we completed a 15-minute impromptu response to “Ode to a Nightingale” in which we needed to create a claim and utilize embedded evidence in our analysis. 55 more words

Honors 11

Fungi on the iPhone

Saw these prickly fellows gathered together for a party up in Garryduff Woods.

Well ‘seasons of mists and mellow fruitfulness’* are upon us as the leaves start to tumble and the greens fade to browns, so I guess it is what we can expect. 74 more words


These let us wish away

“At length burst in the argent revelry,
With plume, tiara, and all rich array,
Numerous as shadows haunting faerily
The brain, new stuff’d, in youth, with triumphs gay… 51 more words


Numb were the Beadsman’s fingers

“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, 60 more words