John Keats

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

Asleep! O Sleep A Little While, White Pearl! - Poem by John Keats

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Asleep! O sleep a little while, white pearl!
And let me kneel, and let me pray to thee,
And let me call Heaven’s blessing on thine eyes,
And let me breathe into the happy air,
That doth enfold and touch thee all about,
Vows of my slavery, my giving up,
My sudden adoration, my great love!


Comments about Asleep! O Sleep A Little While, White Pearl! by John Keats

  • Rookie - 2 Points Luna Tsuki (5/13/2014 12:51:00 AM)

    wish someone would read this to me before going to bed, it might cure my insomnia (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 13,910 Points * Sunprincess * (11/30/2013 7:52:00 PM)

    a poem devoted to sleep...nice... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Azam Safi (8/25/2013 5:22:00 PM)

    i have no words for keats.. (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 722 Points Shahzia Batool (3/4/2012 7:44:00 AM)

    A thing of Beauty is a joy forever...
    the line is dedicated for such beautiful poetry
    the effectiveness of which never passes into nothingness...
    it's a lovely apostrophe to sleep... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Irule Not Telling (4/19/2010 7:37:00 PM)

    good poem: P: P: P: P: P: P: P (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 22, 2010



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