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On the Eve of St Agnes by John Keats

If it is 20th January, it is a suitable time to put this up.   One of Cambridge ‘A’ level poems for 2016, not sure if it still fits the themes for future exam study.  3,043 more words


Short story: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald, from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Tales. Highly Recommended. 42 more words

The Ray Bradbury Challenge

The Poet, the Garden, and the Election

Books have conversations in my head. These dialogues enrich and complicate the experience not only of reading, but of life, because everything is connected, everything becomes a conversation. 835 more words


Poetry Readings - #4: John Keats - 'Bright Star'

A very beautiful sonnet from the quintessential British Romantic poet, John Keats. ‘Bright Star’ was written around 1819.

Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art— 97 more words


Comes a day

John Keats died tragically young of a common disease of the past, tuberculosis. He was born in 1795, and his father died when he was only eight; his mother remarried very quickly but then left her new husband, taking her children with her, but she also died,  when Keats was fourteen. 237 more words


John Keats

But this is human life: the war, the deeds,
 The disappointment, the anxiety,
Imagination’s struggles, far and nigh,
All human; bearing in themselves this good, … 35 more words