On this day in 1821, John Keats died. Literary Heist challenges you to write a poem for submission using the life of Keats as your inspiration.
- Ode on a Grecian Urn
- La Belle Dame sans Merci
- Ode to a Nightingale
- To Autumn
- A thing of beauty is a joy forever.
- Beauty is truth, truth beauty,’–that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. – Ode to a Grecian Urn
- Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.
- The poetry of the earth is never dead.
- Here lies one whose name was writ in water.
- I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart’s affections and the truth of the Imagination.
- Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.
- Much have I traveled in the realms of gold, and many goodly states and kingdoms seen.
- Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?
- Now a soft kiss – Aye, by that kiss, I vow an endless bliss.
Find out more about the life and times of John Keats.