Tagged: ode

Autumn bounty of pumpkins and gourds from Longwood Gardens By Sdwelch1031 (Own work) [CC-BY-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

To Autumn by John Keats

To Autumn by John Keats Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;...

The Tree by Anne Finch

The Tree by Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661-1720) 1 Fair tree! for thy delightful shade 2 ‘Tis just that some return be made; 3 Sure some return is due from me 4 To...

Alexander’s Feast by John Dryden

ALEXANDER’S FEAST; OR, THE POWER OF MUSIC. AN ODE, IN HONOUR OF ST CECILIA’S DAY by John Dryden 1 ‘Twas at the royal feast, for Persia won By Philip’s warlike son: Aloft in awful...

Mark Twain; from a glass negative

Ode to Stephen Dowling Bots by Mark Twain

Ode To Stephen Dowling Bots, Dec’d by Mark Twain EIL Editior’s note: Originally appearing in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as a work by Emmaline Grangerford (a caricature of Twain’s contemporary Julia A. Moore),...

Keats's original drawing of a Grecian urn still survives.

Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats

ODE ON A GRECIAN URN by John Keats 1. Thou still unravish’d bride of quietness, Thou foster-child of silence and slow time, Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than...

Ode on Melancholy by John Keats

ODE ON MELANCHOLY by John Keats 1. No, no, go not to Lethe, neither twist Wolf’s-bane, tight-rooted, for its poisonous wine; Nor suffer thy pale forehead to be kiss’d By nightshade, ruby grape of...

Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE by John Keats 1. 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 One...