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A DRAUGHT OF SUNSHINE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hence burgundy, claret, and port
Last Line: More unalarm'd!


A DREAM, AFTER READING DANTE'S EPISODE OF PAULO & FRANCESCA, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As hermes once took to his feathers light
Last Line: I floated with, about that melancholy storm.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet: On A Dream
Subject(s): Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)


A GALLOWAY SONG, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Ken ye what I met the day
Last Line: Sad tears am shedding.


A PARTY OF LOVERS, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Pensive they sit, and roll their languid eyes
Last Line: He lives in wapping, might live where he pleased.


A PROPHECY: TO GEORGE KEATS IN AMERICA, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis the witching hour of night
Last Line: A poet now or never!


A SONG ABOUT MY SELF, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There was a naughty boy
Last Line: And he wonder'd.
Variant Title(s): The Naughty Boy;there Was A Naughty Boy (From A Letter To Fanny Keats)


A SONG OF OPPOSITES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Welcome joy, and welcome sorrow
Last Line: And my couch a low grass-tomb.
Variant Title(s): Fragment: Welcome Joy, And Welcome Sorrow


A SONNET TO JOHN KEATS, by IRVINE GODDARD    Poem Text            
First Line: From birds that pour their liquid notes of song
Last Line: Before, so seemed the life of keats when spent.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets; Yale University


ACROSTIC; GEORGIANA AUGUSTA KEATS, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give me your patience sister while I frame
Last Line: Sons, daughters and a home like honied hive.
Subject(s): Sisters


ADONAIS; AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF JOHN KEATS, by PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I weep for adonais -- he is dead
Last Line: Beacons from the abode where the eternal are.
Variant Title(s): Adonais
Subject(s): Critics & Criticism; Death; Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets; Dead, The


AN EXTEMPORE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When they were come into the faery's court
Last Line: Brown is gone to bed--and I am tired of rhyming...


APOLLO AND THE GRACES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Which of the fairest three
Last Line: Thro' the golden day will sing.


AUCTION: ANDERSON GALLERIES, by LOUIS UNTERMEYER    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lot 65: john keats to fanny brawne
Last Line: "sold to this party for nine sixty five."
Alternate Author Name(s): Lewis, Michael
Subject(s): Auctions


BEN NEVIS (A DIALOGUE), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Upon my life sir nevis I am pique'd
Last Line: That fainting fit was not delayed too late.
Subject(s): Ben Nevis (Mountain), Scotland


BIRTH OF THE BLUES, by MILLER WILLIAMS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: John keats never read dylan thomas or yeats
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Time


CALIDORE; A FRAGMENT, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Young calidore is paddling o'er the lake
Last Line: Sweet be their sleep. * * * * * * * * *


DAWLISH FAIR, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Over the hill and over the dale
Last Line: And make the wild fern for a bed do.


DECEMBER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In a drear-nighted december
Last Line: Was never said in rhyme.
Variant Title(s): Happy Insensibility;stanzas
Subject(s): December; Grief; Sorrow; Sadness


ENDYMION, A POETIC ROMANCE: BOOK 1, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A thing of beauty is a joy forever
Last Line: They stept into the boat, and launch'd from land.


ENDYMION, A POETIC ROMANCE: BOOK 2, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O sovereign power of love! O grief! O balm!
Last Line: He saw the giant sea above his head.


ENDYMION, A POETIC ROMANCE: BOOK 3, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There are who lord it o'er their fellow-men
Last Line: How happy once again in grassy nest!


ENDYMION, A POETIC ROMANCE: BOOK 4, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Muse of my native land! Loftiest muse!
Last Line: Home through the gloomy wood in wonderment.


EPISTLE TO CHARLES COWDEN CLARKE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oft have you seen a swan superbly frowning
Last Line: September, .
Subject(s): Clarke, Charles Cowden (1787-1877)


EPISTLE TO GEORGE FELTON MATHEW, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Sweet are the pleasures that to verse belong
Last Line: November, .


EPISTLE TO JOHN HAMILTON REYNOLDS, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear reynolds! As last night I lay in bed
Last Line: Than with these horrid moods be left I' the lurch.
Variant Title(s): To J. H. Reynolds, Esq.


EPISTLE TO MY BROTHER GEORGE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Full many a dreary hour have I past
Last Line: August, .


EPITAPH ON JOHN KEATS, by WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES    Poem Text            
First Line: Some poets die consumed by love
Last Line: To stop his craving after sweets.
Alternate Author Name(s): Davies, W. H.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


EPITAPH: FOR JOHN KEATS, APOSTLE OF BEAUTY, by COUNTEE CULLEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not writ in water nor in mist
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


EXTRACTS FROM AN OPERA: 1., by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O! Were I one of the olumpian twelve
Last Line: To melt away upon the traveller's lips.


EXTRACTS FROM AN OPERA: 2. DAISY'S SONG, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: The sun, with his great eye
Last Line: Lambs bleat my lullaby.
Subject(s): Daisies; Flowers; Spring


EXTRACTS FROM AN OPERA: 3. FOLLY'S SONG, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When wedding fiddles are a-playing
Last Line: Huzza, &c.


EXTRACTS FROM AN OPERA: 4. SONG, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The stranger lighted from his steed
Last Line: Again on his fair palfrey.


EXTRACTS FROM AN OPERA: 5., by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Oh, I am frighten'd with most hateful thoughts
Last Line: And warpt the ivory of a juno's neck.


FAERY SONG: 1, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Shed no tear! O shed no tear!
Last Line: Adieu, adieu!
Variant Title(s): Fairy's Song


FAERY SONG: 2, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah! Woe is me! Poor silver-wing!
Last Line: Alas! Poor queen!


FILL FOR ME A BRIMMING BOWL, by JOHN KEATS                Poet's Biography


FINGAL'S CAVE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not aladdin magian
Last Line: He dived!


FOR THE ANNIVERSARY OF JOHN KEATS' DEATH, by SARA TEASDALE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: At midnight when the moonlit cypress trees
Last Line: With visions of the sunny earth and sea.
Alternate Author Name(s): Filsinger, Ernest B., Mrs.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


FRAGMENT OF AN ODE TO MAIA, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mother of hermes! And still youthful maia!
Last Line: Rich in the simple worship of a day.


HITHER HITHER LOVE, by JOHN KEATS                Poet's Biography


HYMN TO APOLLO, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: God of the golden bow
Last Line: O delphic apollo!


HYPERION, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Deep in the shady sadness of a vale
Last Line: Celestial ----
Variant Title(s): The Fall Of The Titans;saturn
Subject(s): Sleep


IMITATION OF SPENSER (1), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Now morning from her orient chamber came
Last Line: Outvieing all the buds in flora's diadem.
Variant Title(s): Morning
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599)


IMITATION OF SPENSER (2), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Woman! When I behold thee flippant, vain
Last Line: And o'er my eyes the trembling moisture shake.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599)


ISABELLA, OR THE POT OF BASIL, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fair isabel, poor simple isabel!
Last Line: "to steal my basil-pot away from me!"


ITALY SWEET TOO!, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Happy is england! I could be content
Last Line: And float with them about the summer waters.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet
Subject(s): England; Italy; English; Italians


JOHN KEATS, by DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The weltering london ways where children weep
Last Line: Along time's flood goes echoing evermore.
Alternate Author Name(s): Rossetti, Gabriel Charles Dante
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


JOHN KEATS (1), by GEORGE GORDON BYRON    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Who kill'd john keats?
Last Line: Or southey or barrow!'
Alternate Author Name(s): Byron, Lord; Byron, 6th Baron
Subject(s): Hate; Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


KING STEPHEN; A FRAGMENT OF A TRAGEDY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If shame can on a soldier's vein-swoll'n front
Last Line: Can make his june december. Here he comes.
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; English History


LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O [or, ah] what can ail thee, knight at arms [or, wretched wight]
Last Line: And no birds sing.
Subject(s): Fairies; Knights & Knighthood; Love; Love - Loss Of; Magic; Supernatural; Elves


LAMIA, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Upon a time, before the faery broods
Last Line: And, in its marriage robe, the heavy body wound.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Sleep


LAST SONNET (REVISED VERSION), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bright star! Would I were steadfast as thou art
Last Line: And so live ever -- or else swoon to death.
Variant Title(s): "sonnet Composed On Leaving England;sonnet Written On A Blank Page;sonnet On 'a Lover's Complaint';bright Star;keats's Last Sonnet;""bright Star! Would I Were Steadfast As Thou Art"";sonnet: Bright Star;
Subject(s): Desire; Love; Stars


LINES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Unfelt, unheard, unseen
Last Line: For all the blushing of the hasty morn.


LINES ON SEEING A LOCK OF MILTON'S HAIR, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Chief of organic numbers
Last Line: I thought I had beheld it from the flood.
Subject(s): Consolation; Milton, John (1608-1674)


LINES ON THE MERMAID TAVERN, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Souls of poets dead and gone
Last Line: Choicer than the mermaid tavern?
Variant Title(s): The Mermaid Tavern
Subject(s): Bars & Bartenders; Poetry & Poets; Pubs; Taverns; Saloons


LINES TO FANNY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What can I do to drive away
Last Line: To dream of thee!
Subject(s): Brawne, Fanny


LINES WRITTEN IN HIGHLANDS AFTER A VISIT TO BURNS'S COUNTRY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is a charm in footing slow across a silent plain
Last Line: And keep his vision clear from speck, his inward sight unblind.
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets; Scotland


MEG MERRILEES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Old meg she was a gipsy
Last Line: She died full long agone!
Variant Title(s): Old Meg;meg Merrilies
Subject(s): Gypsies; Gipsies


MODERN LOVE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: And what is love? It is a doll dress'd up
Last Line: That ye may love in spite of beaver hats.
Variant Title(s): "and What Is Love? It Is A Doll Dressed Up"";
Subject(s): Love


NEBUCHADNEZZAR'S DREAM; SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Before he went to feed [or, live] with owls and bats
Last Line: "by belching out ""ye are that head of gold."
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


O SLEEP A LITTLE WHILE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Asleep! O sleep a little while, white pearl!
Last Line: My sudden adoration, my great love!
Subject(s): Sleep


ODE ON A GRECIAN URN, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Thou still unravished bride of quietness
Last Line: Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Beauty; Carpe Diem; Elgin Marbles; Mortality


ODE ON INDOLENCE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: One morn before me were three figures seen
Last Line: Into the clouds, and never more return!
Subject(s): Idleness; Laziness; Sloth; Indolence


ODE ON MELANCHOLY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No, no, go not to lethe, neither twist
Last Line: And be among her cloudy trophies hung.
Variant Title(s): On Melancholy
Subject(s): Melancholy; Dejection


ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text         Recitation     Poet's Biography
First Line: My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains
Last Line: Fled is that music: -- do I wake or sleep?
Subject(s): Adversity; Birds; Immortality; Life; Mortality; Nightingales


ODE TO APOLLO, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In thy western halls of gold
Last Line: From thee, great god of bards, receive their heavenly birth.
Subject(s): Dramatists; Homer (10th Century B.c.); Milton, John (1608-1674); Plays & Playwrights ; Poetry & Poets; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599); Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595); Iliad; Odyssey; Dramatists


ODE TO FANNY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Physician nature! Let my spirit blood
Last Line: Love! On their lost repose.
Subject(s): Brawne, Fanny


ODE TO PSYCHE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O goddess! Hear these tuneless numbers, wrung
Last Line: To let the warm love in!
Subject(s): Love; Psyche (Mythology)


ODE [ON THE POETS], by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Bards of passion and of mirth
Last Line: Double-lived in regions new!
Variant Title(s): To The Poets
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


ON A CERTAIN CRITIC, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Well, john keats
Last Line: In the bodies of innumerable worms.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Moon; Poetry & Poets


ON A PICTURE OF LEANDER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Come hither all sweet maidens soberly
Last Line: He's gone; up bubbles all his amorous breath!
Subject(s): Dardanelles; Hero & Leander; Hellespont; Leander


ON DEATH, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Can death be sleep, when life is but a dream
Last Line: His future doom which is but to awake.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


ON FIRST LOOKING INTO CHAPMAN'S HOMER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Much have I traveled in the realms of gold
Last Line: Silent, upon a peak in darien.
Variant Title(s): To The Adventurous
Subject(s): Books; Chapman, George (1559-1634); Homer (10th Century B.c.); Poetry & Poets; Thought; Translating & Interpreting; Reading; Iliad; Odyssey; Thinking


ON LEAVING SOME FRIENDS AT AN EARLY HOUR, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give me a golden pen, and let me lean
Last Line: Tis not content so soon to be alone.


ON OXFORD, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The gothic looks solemn
Last Line: Then each on a leg or thigh fastens.
Variant Title(s): Lines Rhymed In A Letter From Oxford
Subject(s): Oxford University


ON RECEIVING A CURIOUS SHELL, AND A COPY OF VERSES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hast thou from the caves of golconda
Last Line: In magical powers, to bless and to sooth.
Subject(s): Shells; Conchology


ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: My spirit is too weak - mortality
Last Line: A sun - a shadow of a magnitude.
Subject(s): Elgin Marbles; Parthenon; Sculpture & Sculptors


ON THE SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: If by dull rhymes our english must be chain'd
Last Line: She will be bound with garlands of her own.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet (On The Sonnet)
Subject(s): Sonnet (As Literary Form)


ON VISITING THE TOMB OF BURNS, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The town, the churchyard, and the setting sun
Last Line: Thy face; I sin against thy native skies.
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets


OTHO THE GREAT, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: So, I am safe emerged from these broils
Last Line: I will to bed!--to-morrow-- [dies.
Subject(s): Hungary; Otto The Great, King Of Germany (912-73); Revolutions; Otho The Great; Ottol The Great


POPULARITY, by ROBERT BROWNING    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Stand still, true poet that you are!
Last Line: What porridge had john keats?
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


ROBIN HOOD, TO A FRIEND, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: No! Those days are gone away
Last Line: Let us two a burden try.
Subject(s): Robin Hood


SHARING EVE'S APPLE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O blush not so! O blush not so
Last Line: O cut the sweet apple and share it!
Variant Title(s): Eve's Sweet Pipin
Subject(s): Adam & Eve; Apples; Bible; Fruit; Religion; Eve; Theology


SLEEP AND POETRY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What is more gentle than a wind in summer?
Last Line: I leave them as a father does his son.


SONG (1), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I had a dove and the sweet dove died
Last Line: Why not live sweetly, as in the green trees?
Variant Title(s): The Dove;song: I Had A Dove And The Sweet Dove Died
Subject(s): Doves


SONG (2), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spirit here that reignest
Last Line: Just fresh from the banquet of comus.


SONG (3), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hush, hush! Tread softly! Hush, hush my dear!
Last Line: While I kiss to the melody, aching all through!


SONG OF FOUR FAERIES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Happy, happy glowing fire
Last Line: And twilight your floating bowers.


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why did I laugh tonight? No voice will tell
Last Line: But death intenser--death is life's high meed.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I have fears that I may cease to be
Last Line: Till love and fame to nothingness do sink.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: To one who has been long in city pent
Last Line: That falls through the clear ether silently.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How many bards gild the lapses of time
Last Line: Make pleasing music, and not wild uproar.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The day is gone, and all its sweets are gone!
Last Line: He'll let me sleep, seeing I fast and pray.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Why did I laugh tonight? No voice will tell
Last Line: But death intenser--death is life's high meed.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When I have fears that I may cease to be
Last Line: Till love and fame to nothingness do sink.
Subject(s): Milton, John (1608-1674); Sidney, Sir Philip (1554-1586)


SONNET, by R. A. ERIC SHEPHERD    Poem Text            
First Line: Well might john keats have wandered up and down
Last Line: To think too closely is to banish him.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Oxford University; Poetry & Poets


SONNET (ON HEARING THE BAG-PIPE), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Of late two dainties were before me plac'd
Last Line: Mum chance art thou with both oblig'd to part.
Subject(s): Bagpipes; Musical Instruments


SONNET (ON LEIGH HUNT'S POEM 'THE STORY OF RIMINI'), by JOHN KEATS                Poet's Biography
First Line: Who loves to peer up at the morning sun


SONNET (ON RECEIVING A LAUREL CROWN FROM LEIGH HUNT), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Minutes are flying swiftly, and as yet
Last Line: Of all the many glories that may be.


SONNET (ON THE DEATH OF HIS GRANDMOTHER), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As from the darkening gloom a silver dove
Last Line: Wherefore does any grief our joy impair?
Subject(s): Grandparents; Grandmothers; Grandfathers; Great Grandfathers; Great Grandmothers


SONNET (TO A YOUNG LADY WHO SENT ME A LAUREL CROWN), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fresh morning gusts have blown away all fear
Last Line: Yet would I kneel and kiss thy gentle hand?


SONNET (TO JOHN HAMILTON REYNOLDS), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O that a week could be an age
Last Line: Me how to harbour such a happy thought.


SONNET (TO THE LADIES WHO SAW ME CROWN'D), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What is there in the universal earth
Last Line: Due reverence to your most sovereign eyes.


SONNET (TO THE NILE), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Son of the old moon-mountains african
Last Line: And to the sea as happily dost haste.
Subject(s): Nile (River)


SONNET (WRITTEN IN ANSWER TO A SONNET ENDING THUS: -), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Blue! 'tis the life of heaven, - the domain
Last Line: When in an eye thou art alive with fate!
Variant Title(s): "blue Eyes (Answer To A Sonnet Ending Thus: -);""blue! 'tis The Life Of Heaven, - The Domain"";
Subject(s): Admiration; Eyes


SONNET (WRITTEN IN THE COTTAGE WHERE BURNS WAS BORN), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This mortal body of a thousand days
Last Line: O smile among the shades, for this is fame!
Subject(s): Burns, Robert (1759-1796); Poetry & Poets


SONNET (WRITTEN UPON THE TOP OF BEN NEVIS), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Read me a lesson, muse, and speak it loud
Last Line: But in the world of thought and mental might!
Subject(s): Ben Nevis (Mountain), Scotland


SONNET ON FAME (2), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: How fevered is the man, who cannot look
Last Line: Spoil his salvation for a fierce miscreed?
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


SONNET ON PEACE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O peace! And dost thou with thy presence bless
Last Line: So with the horrors past thou'lt win thy happier fate!


SONNET ON SITTING DOWN TO READ KING LEAR ONCE AGAIN, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O golden-tongued romance, with serene lute!
Last Line: Give me new phoenix wings to fly at my desire.
Subject(s): Dramatists; Plays & Playwrights ; Poetry & Poets; Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Dramatists


SONNET TO A LADY SEEN FOR A FEW MOMENTS AT VAUXHALL, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Time's sea hath been five years at its slow ebb
Last Line: And grief unto my darling joys dost bring.


SONNET TO ALISA ROCK, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hearken, thou craggy ocean pyramid!
Last Line: Another cannot wake thy giant size.
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


SONNET TO MRS. REYNOLD'S CAT, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Cat! Who hast pass'd thy grand climacteric
Last Line: In youth thou enter'dst on glass bottled wall.
Variant Title(s): To A Cat;on Mrs. Reynold's Cat
Subject(s): Animals; Cats


SONNET TO MY BROTHERS, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Small, busy flames play through the fresh
Last Line: November
Variant Title(s): To My Brothers


SONNET TO SPENSER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Spenser! A jealous honourer of thine
Last Line: Will for thine honour and his pleasure try.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599)


SONNET WRITTEN AT THE END OF THE FLOURE AND THE LEFE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This pleasant tale is like a little copse
Last Line: Were heard of none beside the mournful robins.
Subject(s): Chaucer, Geoffrey (1342-1400)


SONNET WRITTEN IN DISGUST OF VULGAR SUPERSTITION, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The church bells toll a melancholy round
Last Line: And many glories of immortal stamp.
Subject(s): Superstition


SONNET, WRITTEN IN JANUARY 1817, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: After dark vapors have oppressed our plains
Last Line: A woodland rivulet--a poet's death.
Subject(s): Death; Dead, The


SONNET: ADDRESSED TO HAYDON (1), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Highmindedness, a jealousy for good
Last Line: Proud to behold him in his country's eye.
Subject(s): Haydon, Benjamin Robert (1786-1846)


SONNET: ADDRESSED TO HAYDON (2), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great spirits now on earth are sojourning
Last Line: Listen awhile, ye nations, and be dumb.
Variant Title(s): "to Benjamin Robert Haydon;""great Spirits Now On Earth Are Sojourning"";
Subject(s): Haydon, Benjamin Robert (1786-1846)


SONNET: ON FAME (1), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fame, like a wayward girl, will still be coy
Last Line: Then, if she likes it, she will follow you.
Subject(s): Fame; Reputation


SONNET: THE HUMAN SEASONS, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Four seasons fill the measure of the year
Last Line: Or else he would forego his mortal nature.
Variant Title(s): The Seasons Of Man
Subject(s): Life Change Events; Seasons


SONNET: TO FANNY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cry your mercy, pity, love -- aye love!
Last Line: Losing its gust, and my ambition blind!
Variant Title(s): "i Cry Your Mercy-pity-love!-aye, Love"";
Subject(s): Brawne, Fanny; Desire; Love


SONNET: TO HOMER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Standing aloof in giant ignorance
Last Line: To dian, queen of earth, and heaven, and hell.
Variant Title(s): To Homer
Subject(s): Homer (10th Century B.c.); Poetry & Poets; Iliad; Odyssey


SONNET: TO SLEEP, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O soft embalmer of the still midnight
Last Line: And seal the hushed casket of my soul.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To Sleep
Subject(s): Sleep


SONNET: WRITTEN ON THE DAY THAT MR. LEIGH HUNT LEFT PRISON, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What though, for showing truth to flatter'd state
Last Line: When thou art dead, and all thy wretched crew?
Subject(s): Freedom; Hunt, Leigh (1784-1859); Liberty


SPECIMEN OF AN INDUCTION TO A POEM, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lo! I must tell a tale of chivalry
Last Line: Clear streams, smooth lakes, and overlooking towers.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599)


SPENSERIAN STANZA, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In after-time, a sage of mickle lore
Last Line: The one he struck stone-blind, the other's eyes wox dim.
Variant Title(s): "in After-time, A Sage Of Mickle Lore"";


SPENSERIAN STANZAS ON CHARLES ARMITAGE BROWN, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: He is to weet a melancholy carle
Last Line: Who as they walk abroad make tinkling with their feet.
Variant Title(s): A Portrait;stanzas On Charles Armitage Brown;character Of Charles Brown
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Spenser, Edmund (1552-1599)


STANZAS TO MISS WYLIE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O come georgiana! The rose is full blown
Last Line: With love-looking eyes, and with voice sweetly bland.


TEIGNMOUTH, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Here all the summer could I stay
Last Line: And startle the dappled prickets?


THE CAP AND BELLS OR THE JEALOUSIES; A FAERY TALE UNFINISHED, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In midmost ind, beside hydapes cool
Last Line: The sequel of this day, though labour 'tis immense!


THE CASTLE BUILDER; FRAGMENTS OF A DIALOGUE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In short, convince you that however wise
Last Line: And I must sit to supper with my friar.


THE DEVON MAID, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where be ye going, you devon maid?
Last Line: And kiss on a grass green pillow.


THE EVE OF SAINT MARK, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Upon a sabbath-day it fell
Last Line: At venice,--


THE EVE OF ST. AGNES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: St. Agnes' eve - ah, bitter chill it was!
Last Line: For aye unsought for slept among his ashes cold.
Variant Title(s): Bitter Chill
Subject(s): Agnes, Saint (D. 304 A.d.); Love; Saints; Winter


THE FALL OF HYPERION; A DREAM, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Fanatics have their dreams, wherewith they weave
Last Line: And made their dove-wings tremble. On he flared.
Subject(s): Sleep


THE GADFLY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: All gentle folks who owe a grudge
Last Line: The gadfly's little sting.


THE GRASSHOPPER AND CRICKET, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The poetry of earth is never dead
Last Line: The grasshopper's among some grassy hills.
Variant Title(s): On The Grasshopper And Cricket
Subject(s): Crickets; Environment; Fields; Grasshoppers; Insects; Nature; Environmental Protection; Ecology; Conservation; Pastures; Meadows; Leas; Bugs


THE POET (A FRAGMENT), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Where's the poet? Show him! Show him
Last Line: On his ear like mother-tongue.


THE REALM OF FANCY, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Ever let the fancy roam!
Last Line: Pleasure never is at home.
Variant Title(s): Fancy
Subject(s): Imagination; Fancy


THE SEA, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: It keeps eternal whisperings around
Last Line: Until ye start, as if the sea-nymphs quir'd!
Variant Title(s): Sonnet: On The Sea;on The Sea
Subject(s): Sea; Ocean


THE SPANISH STAIRS-ROME, by CHARLES LEO O'DONNELL    Poem Text            
First Line: John keats, if he were living, with sad eyes
Last Line: Three blind men fiddle in the gathering dusk.
Subject(s): Monuments; Rome, Italy


THE WAYFARER, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Keen, fitful gusts are whisp'ring here and there
Last Line: And faithful petrarch gloriously crown'd.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet;sonnet: Keen Fitful Gusts
Subject(s): Petrarch (1304-1374); Francesco Petrarca


TO - (1), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Had I a man's fair form, then might my sighs
Last Line: I'll gather some by spells, and incantation.


TO - (2), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Think not of it, sweet one, so
Last Line: A dirge of kisses.


TO - (GEORGIANA AUGUSTA WYLIE, AFTERWARDS MRS. GEORGE KEATS), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Hadst thou lived in days of old
Last Line: Blood of those whose eyes can kill.


TO A FRIEND WHO SENT ME SOME ROSES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As late I rambled in the happy fields
Last Line: Whisper'd of peace, and truth, and friendliness unquell'd.


TO AUTUMN, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness
Last Line: And gathering swallows twitter in the skies.
Variant Title(s): Ode To Autumn
Subject(s): Autumn; Men; Nature; Seasons; War; Fall


TO BYRON, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Byron! How sweetly sad thy melody!
Last Line: The enchanting tale, the tale of pleasing woe.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To Byron
Subject(s): Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788-1824); Poetry & Poets; Byron, George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron


TO CHATTERTON, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O chatterton! How very sad thy fate!
Last Line: From thy fair name, and waters it with tears.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet To Chatterton
Subject(s): Chatterton, Thomas (1752-1770)


TO FANNY BRAWNE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: This living hand, now warm and capable
Last Line: I hold it towards you.
Variant Title(s): Lines Supposed To Have Been Addressed To Fanny Brawne
Subject(s): Brawne, Fanny; Hands


TO G.A.W. (GEORGIANA AUGUSTA WYLIE), by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Nymph of the downward smile and sidelong glance
Last Line: Trips it before apollo than the rest.


TO HAYDON, WITH A SONNET WRITTEN ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Haydon! Forgive me that I cannot speak
Last Line: Of their star in the east, and gone to worship them.


TO HOPE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: When by my solitary hearth I sit
Last Line: Waving thy silver pinions o'er my head.
Subject(s): Hope; Optimism


TO JOHN KEATS, by GEORGE HERBERT CLARKE    Poem Text            
First Line: Severn, I feel the flowers o'er me grow,'
Last Line: Greening above you in eternal spring.
Subject(s): Death; Dreams; Flowers; Funerals; Future Life; Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets; Dead, The; Nightmares; Burials; Retribution; Eternity; After Life


TO JOHN KEATS, by JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tis well you think me truly one of those
Last Line: Young keats, a flowering laurel on your brow.
Alternate Author Name(s): Hunt, Leigh
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


TO JOHN KEATS FROM FANNY BRAWNE, A, by HELEN B. MITCHELL    Poem Text            


TO JOHN KEATS, POET, AT SPRING TIME, by COUNTEE CULLEN    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I cannot hold my peace, john keats
Last Line: John keats, keep revel with me, too.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets; Spring


TO JOHN KEATS; SONNET, by AMY LOWELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Great master! Boyish, sympathetic man!
Last Line: Faint throbbings of thy music overhear.
Variant Title(s): To John Keats
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


TO KOSCIUSKO, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Good kosciusko! Thy great name alone
Last Line: To where the great god lives for evermore.
Subject(s): Freedom; Kosciuszko, Thaddeus (1746-1817); Liberty


TO LEIGH HUNT, ESQ., by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Glory and loveliness have passed away
Last Line: With these poor offerings, a man like thee.
Variant Title(s): Dedication To Leigh Hunt, Esq
Subject(s): Hunt, Leigh (1784-1859)


TO MY BROTHER GEORGE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Many the wonders I this day have seen
Last Line: Would be the wonders of the sky and sea?


TO SOLITUDE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O solitude! If I must with thee dwell
Last Line: When to thy haunts two kindred spirits flee.
Variant Title(s): Sonnet: Solitude
Subject(s): Solitude; Loneliness


TO SOME LADIES [ON RECEIVING A CURIOUS SHELL], by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What though, while the wonders of nature exploring
Last Line: In elegant, pure, and aerial minds.
Variant Title(s): To Some Ladies
Subject(s): Shells; Conchology


TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN KEATS, by JOHN CLARE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The world, its hopes, and fears, have passed away
Last Line: Thy name with him shall linger, and be dear.
Subject(s): Keats, John (1795-1821); Poetry & Poets


TWO OR THREE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Two or three posies
Last Line: To hatch into sonnets.


UPON A HILL, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I stood tiptoe upon a little hill
Last Line: My wand'ring spirit must no further soar. --
Subject(s): Morning


WHAT THE THRUSH SAID, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: O thou whose face hath felt the winter's wind
Last Line: And he's awake who thinks himself asleep.
Variant Title(s): "o Thou Whose Face Hath Felt The Winter's Wind"";what The Thrush Seemed To Say;
Subject(s): Birds; Thrushes


WOMEN, WINE AND SNUFF, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Give me women, wine and, snuff
Last Line: My beloved trinity.


YOU SAY YOU LOVE, by JOHN KEATS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You say you love; but with a voice
Last Line: O love me truly!
Subject(s): Love