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List of Poems by John Keats

Updated June 14, 2019 14.4k views15 items

List of popular poetry by John Keats, listed alphabetically. John Keats is one of the most famous poets of all time, having written hundreds of poems that have been enjoyed by people all over the world. John Keats is known for various types of poetry, such as prose, limerick, haiku and various other types. If you're an aspiring poet or just a poetry lover than use this list of popular John Keats poems to find a few that you've never read before.

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    Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art

    John Keats
    "Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art" is the first line of a love sonnet by John Keats....  more
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    John Keats
    Endymion is a poem by John Keats first published in 1818 by Taylor and Hessey of Fleet Street in London. It begins with the line "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever". Endymion is written in rhyming...  more
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    John Keats
    Hyperion is an abandoned epic poem by 19th-century English Romantic poet John Keats. It is based on the Titanomachia, and tells of the despair of the Titans after their fall to the Olympians. Keats...  more
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    Isabella, or the Pot of Basil

    John Keats
    Isabella, or the Pot of Basil is a narrative poem by John Keats adapted from a story in Boccaccio's Decameron. It tells the tale of a young woman whose family intend to marry her to "some high noble...  more
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    La Belle Dame sans Merci: A Ballad

    John Keats
    La Belle Dame sans Merci is a ballad written by the English poet John Keats. It exists in two versions, with minor differences between them. The original was written by Keats in 1819. He used the...  more
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    "Ode on a Grecian Urn" is a poem written by the English Romantic poet John Keats in May 1819 and published anonymously in the January 1820, Number 15 issue of the magazine Annals of the Fine...  more
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    Ode on Indolence

    John Keats
    The "Ode on Indolence" is one of five odes composed by English poet John Keats in the spring of 1819. The others were "Ode on a Grecian Urn", "Ode on Melancholy", "Ode to a Nightingale" and "Ode to...  more
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    Ode to a Nightingale

    John Keats
    "Ode to a Nightingale" is a poem by John Keats written in May 1819 in either the garden of the Spaniards Inn, Hampstead, London, or, according to Keats' friend Charles Armitage Brown, under a plum...  more
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    Ode to Psyche

    John Keats
    "Ode to Psyche" is a poem by John Keats written in spring 1819. The poem is the first of his 1819 odes, which include "Ode on a Grecian Urn" and "Ode to a Nightingale". "Ode to Psyche" is an...  more
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    On First Looking into Chapman's Homer

    John Keats
    On First Looking into Chapman's Homer is a sonnet written by the English Romantic poet John Keats in October 1816. It tells of the author's astonishment while reading the works of the ancient Greek...  more
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    Sleep and Poetry

    John Keats
    "Sleep and Poetry" is a poem by the English Romantic poet John Keats. It was started late one evening while staying the night at Leigh Hunt's cottage. It is often cited as a clear example of Keats's...  more
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    The Eve of St. Agnes

    John Keats
    "The Eve of St. Agnes" is a poem by John Keats, written in 1819 and published in 1820. It is widely considered to be amongst his finest poems and was influential in 19th century literature. The poem...  more
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    The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream

    John Keats
    The Fall of Hyperion: A Dream, sometimes subtitled as A Vision instead of a dream, is an epic poem written by the English Romantic John Keats. Keats composed "The Fall of Hyperion" by reworking,...  more
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    To Autumn

    John Keats
    "To Autumn" is a poem by English Romantic poet John Keats. The work was composed on 19 September 1819 and published in 1820 in a volume of Keats's poetry that included Lamia and The Eve of St. Agnes....  more
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    When I have Fears that I may Cease to Be

    John Keats
    "When I have Fears" is an Elizabethan sonnet by the English Romantic poet John Keats. The 14-line poem is written in iambic pentameter and consists of three quatrains and a couplet. Keats wrote the...  more