Who is John KeatsJohn Keats (/kiːts/; 31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821) was an English Romantic poet. He was one of the main figures of the second generation of Romantic poets, along with Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley, despite his works having been in publication for only four years before his death from tuberculosis at the age of 25.
Although his poems were not generally well received by critics during his lifetime, his reputation grew after his death, and by the end of the 19th century, he had become one of the most beloved of all English poets. He had a significant influence on a diverse range of poets and writers. Jorge Luis Borges stated that his first encounter with Keats' work was the most significant literary experience of his life.
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John Keats Poems
- Sonnet Xii: On Leaving Some Friends At An Early Hour
Give me a golden pen, and let me lean
On heaped-up flowers, in regions clear, and far;
Bring me a tablet whiter than a star,
Or hand of hymning angel, when 'tis seen ...
- What The Thrush Said. Lines From A Letter To John Hamilton Reynolds
O thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind,
Whose eye has seen the snow-clouds hung in mist
And the black elm tops 'mong the freezing stars,
To thee the spring will be a harvest-time. ...
- Sonnet: Written On A Blank Page In Shakespeare's Poems, Facing 'a Lover's Complaint'
Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art
Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night
And watching, with eternal lids apart,
Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite, ...
- The Cap And Bells; Or, The Jealousies: A Faery Tale - Unfinished.
In midmost Ind, beside Hydaspes cool,
There stood, or hover'd, tremulous in the air, ...
- Spenserian Stanza: Written At The Close Of Canto Ii, Book V, Of "the Faerie Queene"
In after-time, a sage of mickle lore
Yclep'd Typographus, the Giant took,
And did refit his limbs as heretofore,
And made him read in many a learned book, ...
Top 10 most used topics by John KeatsSweet 128 I Love You 82 Love 82 Sonnet 81 Away 80 Never 76 Soft 71 High 70 Heaven 69 Light 69
John Keats Quotes
- I would sooner fail than not be among the greatest.
- Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul
- Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.
- I love you the more that I believe you have liked me for my own sake and for nothing else.
- Poetry should please by a fine excess and not by singularity. It should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts and appear almost as a remembrance.
Comments about John Keats
- Musicandotweet: definitely me...just add a guitar and a love to love..... “give me books, wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody i do not know.” ― john keats
- Jjcousins: check out my cd reading keats great poems
- Praashok: the poetry of the earth is never dead. john keats
- Shermanicus: the poetry of earth is never dead. — john keats
- Books_rum: still unbelievably sad after 200 years. to think of john keats dying at 25 with so much poetry unwritten. to think of the life he could have lived.