Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Devon / England
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Devon / England
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Kubla Khan

Rating: 3.8
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
A stately pleasure-dome decree :
Where Alph, the sacred river, ran
Through caverns measureless to man
Down to a sunless sea.
So twice five miles of fertile ground
With walls and towers were girdled round :
And there were gardens bright with sinuous rills,
Where blossomed many an incense-bearing tree ;
And here were forests ancient as the hills,
Enfolding sunny spots of greenery.
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Clyde King 09 February 2021
This poem came from a prosodic genius. A 3.8 star rating is an insult to this great 19th century British poet.
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So beautiful poem from the great poet I likes
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Savita Tyagi 08 February 2021
Reading this beautiful poem again I couldn't but help of climate change and the catastrophes it brings to some man made majestic constructions.Even the glaciers can't escape that ominous wreath of Nature.
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Rakesh 15 September 2019
Nice poem .Helped me in my project
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Iftekhar ifti 20 February 2019
One of the finest work ever of S T Coleridge
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this was nice to see, as i am related you see.
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Freud 05 March 2018
Really deep like an black hole
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Tony Dvorak 19 February 2018
If you liked this poem, try listening to RUSHS version of Xanadu, about a person how hears of whispered tales of immortal only find it was more of a curse.
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moipone 13 December 2017
beautiful poem the poet was highly inspired and his imagination grossly creative
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Mikaila 10 November 2017
what no analysis? Just the poem huh? And drunk the milk of paradise what is he a camel?
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