La belle dame sans merci

The beautiful ancient English text can be found here. I can but love these kind of poems. And what else can you do now it’s getting colder every day?

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  1. Becoming Bitter

     /  November 20, 2011

    Read the poem and I’ve read Keats’s poems before. I liked this one. Thanks for sharing RFB A… or is it B. I didn’t know you had this side to you.

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  2. That picture is good but poetry isn’t my thing I am afraid.

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  3. Becoming Bitter

     /  November 20, 2011

    You have been mentioned in my new post titled β€œThank You!” check it out!!!
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  4. This version (of the painting) is lovely, and has always been one of the most tragic I have commonly seen. I bought a print of this one when I was very young, before I had had encountered the poem and knew the connection, and it hung on my wall for years. I still have it, actually.

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    • Wow, that’s a nice painting! I love that style, it’s one of my favourite painting styles! I adore the dramatical touch to it. It’s great.

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      • It was very romantic to me when I was younger. Now, I can appreciate it in a slightly more sophisticated way, though I am no expert on painting. But when I chose the image I have now, to me there was a nice symmetry to it in my life. My first image was actually Eugene Delcroix’s “Liberty Leading The People”, but after about a year, I wanted a different me. Both are appropriate representations, though. πŸ˜‰

      • A symmerty? You were la belle dame sans merci for someone? πŸ™‚

      • Perhaps for someone, perhaps just generally, and perhaps both! πŸ˜‰

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