Tag Archive: Ode

Lines on the Mermaid Tavern

Other Odes by John Keats →   Souls of Poets dead and gone, What Elysium have ye known, Happy field or mossy cavern, Choicer than the Mermaid Tavern? Have ye tippled drink more fine Than mine host’s Canary wine? Or are fruits of Paradise Sweeter than those dainty pies Of venison? O generous food! Drest as though …

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Ode to a Nightingale

Other Odes by John Keats → Poem “Ode to a Nightingale”  was written by John Keats in May of 1819 in the garden of Hampstead, area of London.     My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute …

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