John Keats

(31 October 1795 – 23 February 1821 / London, England)

A Dream, After Reading Dante's Episode Of Paolo And Francesca


As Hermes once took to his feathers light,
When lulled Argus, baffled, swooned and slept,
So on a Delphic reed, my idle spright
........................
........................
read full text »



Comments about this poem (A Dream, After Reading Dante's Episode Of Paolo And Francesca by John Keats )

  • Gold Star - 24,737 Points Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (2/19/2014 7:22:00 AM)

    Human life, its life situations, life after death, the hell, the heaven, the wonderful and magnificent literary poems of Dante, the kindness, and lot of feelings beautifully made as a poem from the magnetic words of our ever respected poet Keats which will be their upto the humanity and world is there I think. (Report) Reply

    4 person liked.
    7 person did not like.
  • Rookie - 214 Points p.a. noushad (6/7/2008 1:24:00 AM)

    the realities of human life and its beauty depicted here. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,228 Points john tiong chunghoo (2/10/2007 11:44:00 AM)

    keats is always so well versed in greek mythology. hermes, i love, argus, i too love and the dragons, the hundred eyes, i never saw yet i love for its dragonness. love keats. (Report) Reply

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Caged Bird
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. Mother the First and Best teacher of my .., Antonio Liao
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  5. Death is Nothing at All, Henry Scott Holland
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  8. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
[Hata Bildir]