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The brain, new stuff’d, in youth, with triumphs gay

“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


And I should rage, if spirits could go mad

“I know what was, I feel full well what is,
And I should rage, if spirits could go mad”

— John Keats, Isabella


Not Things, but Minds


(order is not for humans – dates are flags on the surface of time, they don’t stop it)

by Rosanna Albertini… 468 more words

From Afar

The keeping of a self

Keeping, first, as in tending, maintaining, managing. They way in which one keeps a garden or keeps house.

But also keeping as in holding on to; maintaining possession of. 2,125 more words


CFP for John Keats: Poet-Physician, Physician-Poet, 1815-1821 (Abstracts by 15th January; conference runs 1st to 3rd May at Guy’s Hospital London)

Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers for the second bicentenary conference of the Keats Foundation. The conference will be held from the afternoon of Friday 1 until the evening of Sunday 3 May 2015 at Guy’s Hospital London. 302 more words


Parody On Keats Ode to a Nightingale

I will leave but shalln’t leave as I came in:

For droll as though I had my brain addled,

Or sniffed benzine or snorted of cocaine; 754 more words

Benny Thomas

ambition thick-sighted

“The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there is a space of life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted: thence proceeds mawkishness, and all the thousand bitters which those men I speak of must necessarily taste in going over the following pages.”

— John Keats, Preface to Endymion