John Keats

John Keats was born in October of 1795 in Moorgate, London, England. Although he only lived to be twenty-five years old, his poetry has inspired countless poets whose names are known and those whose names are lost to time. Read more about John Keats.

A Song About Myself

‘A Song About Myself’ is a joyous poem in which a young boy travels, writes poetry, catches fish, and learns about himself and others. 

Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art

‘Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art’ is one of John Keats’ best-loved poems. It uses a star as an image of steadfastness in order to depict how true a lover’s heart is.

La Belle Dame Sans Merci

‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’ is Keats’ life and emotions set into verse. It is a story of unrequited love, illness, and the impossibility of being with whom one cares for when they are from different social classes.

Ode on Indolence

‘Ode on Indolence’ is one of the “Great Odes of 1819” written by the second-generation romantic poet John Keats. This poem centers on the concept of a speaker’s indolent thoughts.

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