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Celebrating Poetry | John  Keats

April 16, 2014

A continuation of Celebrating National Poetry Month

Day 16—

To Sleep
by John Keats 

O soft embalmer of the still midnight,

Shutting, with careful fingers and benign, 97 more words

Clambering Through Past Clouds

“I will clamber through the clouds and exist.”
—John Keats 177 more words


John Keats: A poet searching for fulfillment

One of the magical parts of studying poetry is discovering how poets describe what may have before seemed simply indescribable. Through their use of figurative language, through precise choices of words and phrasing, poets manage to speak to their readers in ways that can move them or enlighten them. 1,691 more words

Keats House Presents...Indigo Williams! Pictures from last month's forum

Once again Keats House was full to the brim with poetry lovers as the forum came together to share, express and enjoy. Keats House Poets + Smiley faces + Open Mic’ers + Indigo Williams = good times a plenty!! 102 more words


Lent 2014: Things I am grateful for: Day 41

I was quite in awe of the sky today, right from early morning, to this layered light in the early evening. My head was certainly in the clouds today, but i’m grateful for this atmosphere that kept me in a reflective mood, and spurred me to write some Easter cards with happy wishes. 105 more words

"Bright Star"

“Bright Star” is a poem written by John Keats. The date of the poem written is theorized to be in 1819 and then revised in 1820. 241 more words

Bright Star

    “Bright Star” is a romantic poem written by John Keats in 1819. The poem itself it written like a love letter. The narrator talks about the subject of his poem, his love, as being this amazing, almost unattainable being. 210 more words