[NetBehaviour] For John Keats

Edward Picot julian.lesaux at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 19:17:08 CET 2021


Those are beautiful lines, and so typical of Keats. The sense of real 
things takes your soul to nothingness, whereas the visionary chariot 
takes you to the light of heaven.


On 24/02/2021 22:43, Max Herman via NetBehaviour wrote:
> Thankyou for this reminder and poem Edward!  It made me happy to read 
> some Keats yesterday in remembrance.
> I always liked this passage from "Sleep and Poetry":
> The visions all are fled—the car is fled
> Into the light of heaven, and in their stead
> A sense of real things comes doubly strong,
> And, like a muddy stream, would bear along
> My soul to nothingness: but I will strive
> Against all doubtings, and will keep alive
> The thought of that same chariot, and the strange
> Journey it went.
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> *Subject:* [NetBehaviour] For John Keats
> Today is the 200th anniversary of Keats's death.
> Here is a poem in tribute to him:
> https://youtu.be/vJDNFwwIMTc
> Edward
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