Keats was wrong

Keats was wrong

A thing of beauty is not joy forever
Nor its loveliness increases,
but it brings only despair and
blesses some feelings unfair,
and stings so badly,
like a frost that freezes a soul,
or like a distant rainbow
when touche
melts in mist.

It’s a time tyranny
to bring a man down
from the state of god.
Isn’t ‘LOVE’ a baby of an idle brain,
touched by Aphrodite’s strain,
and incites feelings of lust,
and begets nothing but
some fantasies vain.

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Author: xelam

The best contemporary poetry”, wrote TS Eliot, “can give us a feeling of excitement and a sense of fulfilment different from any sentiment aroused even by very much greater poetry of a past age. The twentieth-century poetry—its continuities and transformations—with an emphasis on how new poets have dealt with and radically changed poetic tradition. Modern poets have built upon and reacted to the profound legacy of Romanticism (both British and American)—its theories of the imagination, its conception of the poets role in art and society, its complicated struggle with the question of how mind, world and language interact, and its exploration of the status of art, especially textual art, in the world. Twentieth-century poets have grappled with how to make it new, This effort has entailed an even greater self-awareness about and thematization of the interplay between poetry and the world, and an acute self-consciousness about what Wallace Stevens calls the world of words we live in. Modem poetry (along with the fiction is marked by a constant struggle with the paradoxes of living in, with and through words. ( Quoted ) because Un INTELLECTUAL dice una cosa simple de una manera dura. Un ARTISTA dice una cosa difícil de una manera sencilla ... xelam kan

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