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Written On A Summer Evening - Poem by John Keats

The church bells toll a melancholy round,
Calling the people to some other prayers,
Some other gloominess, more dreadful cares,
More harkening to the sermon's horrid sound.
Surely the mind of man is closely bound
In some blind spell: seeing that each one tears
Himself from fireside joys and Lydian airs,
And converse high of those with glory crowned.
Still, still they toll, and I should feel a damp,
A chill as from a tomb, did I not know
That they are dying like an outburnt lamp, -
That 'tis their sighing, wailing, ere they go
Into oblivion -that fresh flowers will grow,
And many glories of immortal stamp.


Comments about Written On A Summer Evening by John Keats

  • Gold Star - 193,161 Points Robert Murray Smith (7/3/2016 4:44:00 AM)

    Great visual poem. I take on board the techniques. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 65,910 Points * Sunprincess * (6/28/2014 9:23:00 AM)

    .............truly wish I could write a poem like this one..... (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 65,910 Points * Sunprincess * (6/7/2014 10:17:00 PM)

    ............an outstanding poem written on a summer evening....enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

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Poems About Summer

  1. 1. Summer Sun , Robert Louis Stevenson
  2. 2. Before Summer Rain , Rainer Maria Rilke
  3. 3. Summer , Alexander Pope
  4. 4. In The Summer , Nizar Qabbani
  5. 5. Written On A Summer Evening , John Keats
  6. 6. Summer In The South , Paul Laurence Dunbar
  7. 7. The Summer Rain , Henry David Thoreau
  8. 8. Summer , John Clare
  9. 9. A Summer Afternoon , James Whitcomb Riley
  10. 10. Indian Summer , Dorothy Parker
  11. 11. A Summer Day , Lucy Maud Montgomery
  12. 12. To Summer , William Blake
  13. 13. Exhortation: Summer 1919 , Claude McKay
  14. 14. Between The Dusk Of A Summer Night , William Ernest Henley
  15. 15. I Know I Am But Summer To Your Heart , Edna St. Vincent Millay
  16. 16. Bed In Summer , Robert Louis Stevenson
  17. 17. A Summer Evening Churchyard, Lechlade, G.. , Percy Bysshe Shelley
  18. 18. Summer Stars , Carl Sandburg
  19. 19. Seasonal Cycle - Chapter 01 - Summer , Kalidasa
  20. 20. Skeletons Of Summer , Ernestine Northover
  21. 21. Farm Boy After Summer , Robert Francis
  22. 22. I See The Boys Of Summer , Dylan Thomas
  23. 23. Summer Shower , Emily Dickinson
  24. 24. Summer Wind , William Cullen Bryant
  25. 25. Summer Dawn , Spike Milligan
  26. 26. Rain In Summer , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  27. 27. Portrait Number Five: Against A New York.. , Jack Gilbert
  28. 28. An Indian Summer Day On The Prairie , Vachel Lindsay
  29. 29. Indian Summer , Henry Van Dyke
  30. 30. A Night-Rain In Summer , James Henry Leigh Hunt
  31. 31. Summer Holiday , Robinson Jeffers
  32. 32. Summer Night, Riverside , Sara Teasdale
  33. 33. Tis The Last Rose Of Summer , Thomas Moore
  34. 34. Summer Morn In New Hampshire , Claude McKay
  35. 35. As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer , Emily Dickinson
  36. 36. Once Upon A Summer Day , Joseph T. Renaldi
  37. 37. Indian Summer , Sara Teasdale
  38. 38. Summer In The Mountains , Li Po
  39. 39. 'Tis Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  40. 40. Moonlight, Summer Moonlight , Emily Jane Brontë
  41. 41. It Can'T Be "Summer"! , Emily Dickinson
  42. 42. Visiting A Dead Man On A Summer Day , Marge Piercy
  43. 43. Summer Song , George Barker
  44. 44. Summer Evening , John Clare
  45. 45. Early Summer Rain , Yosa Buson
  46. 46. Summer For Thee, Grant I May Be , Emily Dickinson
  47. 47. A Summer Morning , Robert Fuller Murray
  48. 48. Summer In The Country , Charles Simic
  49. 49. Summer , Amy Lowell
  50. 50. Further In Summer Than The Birds , Emily Dickinson
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