John Keats

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

Ode To A Nightingale - Poem by John Keats

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
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Form: Ode


Comments about Ode To A Nightingale by John Keats

  • (12/11/2017 1:12:00 PM)


    I like the ode, by the way, Jeff is not my name. see ya. (Report) Reply

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  • (12/10/2017 10:06:00 PM)


    Before Fannie Keats had never been in love and now that he has these feelings are slowly easing their way into his writing. I think at first he is a little baffled but being a poet the words start flowing and there before you is your heart on sleeve, a smile on your face and the beginning of a true and endless love that death cannot erase. (Report) Reply

  • (12/7/2017 2:42:00 AM)


    baler poem porta valo laga na (Report) Reply

  • (12/7/2017 2:41:00 AM)


    poim portra vlo laga na (Report) Reply

  • (11/30/2017 2:57:00 AM)


    LIFE IS NOTHING BUT ART IS LONG (Report) Reply

  • Lungelo S Mbuyazi (11/26/2017 5:56:00 AM)


    Nice piece of artistic artwork (Report) Reply

  • (5/19/2016 9:38:00 AM)


    If I was to list my ten favourite poems in English at least four of them would be by John Keats. This is one of them for sure. If we count Shakespeare best for plays I think we should leave the field with just one contender for the position of best ever pure poet. Keats. (Report) Reply

  • (1/13/2016 2:36:00 PM)


    One of my favorite poems, it catches you and won't let go. The text is I think old English, but has a bit of modern day. I will forever pick this poem apart. (Report) Reply

  • Seema Jayaraman (9/10/2015 1:05:00 PM)


    This poem I remember from my high school days, I will need to read and reread a few more times... (Report) Reply

  • (8/20/2015 6:45:00 PM)


    Simply superb and enchanting. (Report) Reply

  • Fabrizio Frosini (8/5/2015 12:22:00 PM)


    ancient memories.. from high school days.. recalled by such an amazing write.. (Report) Reply

  • (3/12/2015 2:57:00 AM)


    I have already read this poem and enjoyed in heart and soul. A very good poem of the great poet. (Report) Reply

  • Sagnik Chakraborty (10/6/2014 2:21:00 AM)


    This ode is certainly one of Keats's best: a pining for perfection and joy, expressed through beautiful, sensuous verse. (Report) Reply

  • (12/30/2013 8:08:00 PM)


    Just brilliant poetry (Report) Reply

  • (8/23/2012 5:35:00 PM)


    I agree, Adam. I have always loved this poem: the best by one of the best, and as good as perfect. (Report) Reply

  • (8/23/2012 5:33:00 PM)


    I agree, Adam. I have always loved this poem, the best by one of the best: just about perfect. (Report) Reply

  • (1/4/2009 8:41:00 AM)


    I think, the most poetic verse in English language. (Report) Reply

  • (12/16/2004 1:03:00 PM)


    In this poem Keats wants to be in the world of the nightingale.This is the world where death, sadness does not exist.The poet, because of his brother's death, cannot be happy and see the beauties of nature in front of him.He wants to hear merry notes of the nightingale.Keats, like his brother, died of tuberculosis at a very young age. (Report) Reply



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