Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Poetry Tuesday: "Bright Star"

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I've always liked the poetry of John Keats, but after seeing the movie Bright Star I'm even more intrigued by it. OK, OK, the actor who plays John Keats is incredibly attractive which makes we want to place my old British Romantics text on my ample, heaving bosoms and just swoon for awhile. YOWWWWWW....

You read the poem. I'll just hang out here by the picture and think about, you know, poetry and stuff.

Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art--
Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night
And watching, with eternal lids apart,
Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite,
The moving waters at their priestlike task
Of pure ablution round earth's human shores,
Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask
Of snow upon the mountains and the moors--
No--yet still stedfast, still unchangeable,
Pillow'd upon my fair love's ripening breast,
To feel for ever its soft fall and swell,
Awake for ever in a sweet unrest,
Still, still to hear her tender-taken breath,
And so live ever--or else swoon to death.

--John Keats


Trevor said...

Just in case you want to see the real Keats:


Bossy Betty said...

Pay no attention to the link above!!! My eyes!! They burn! I want to believe in my Keats above! Just say no to reality!


Brian said...

I hope he can at least see the Pacific from up there.

Bossy Betty said...

Ah, but would he get it right in the poem he would surely write about the whole experience?

Brian said...

I don't think he would confuse himself with Cortez.

In other news, the Red Sox beat the Yanks 5-4 on Chapman's homer.

Brian said...

I mean Balboa.

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