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John Keats

love by flickr user .jennifer donley. We all have our favorite literary love affairs. Rhett and Scarlett. Rochester and Jane. Elizabeth and Darcy. But as much as these fictional flings have come to symbolize the height of passion and heartbreak, one can find plenty of love stories in the nonfiction...
Poet John Keats by William Hilton. Image is in the public domain courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery As National Poetry Month slowly comes to a close, I'd like to play a recording of the 2009 Poetry Out Loud State Champ from Missouri. Here's Pete Winfrey reciting Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans...