character: keats

Bright star, would I were steadfast 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 swell and fall,
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, whose name was writ in water (1795-1821)



make me choose // casbabe asked: annalise or and bonnie?

„ You can sleep here. I can tell Nate to leave. We can eat ice cream in bed and watch a bad movie.‟
„ I won’t call the police. ‟
„ I just don’t see any reason why you should be alone. ‟

Zodiac Signs as How To Get Away With Murder Characters

Annalise Keating: Scorpio or Pisces or Leo 

Asher Millstone: Aries or Pisces or Gemini

Connor Walsh: Scorpio or Cancer or Sagittarius 

Laurel Castillo: Taurus or Cancer or Aquarius

Wes Gibbons: Pisces or Libra or Aquarius

Michaela Pratt: Leo or Virgo or Capricorn

Bonnie Winterbottom: Virgo or Cancer or Gemini

Frank Delfino: Aries or Taurus or Scorpio 

Sam Keating: Capricorn or Gemeni or Libra

Eve Rothlow: Virgo or Sagittarius or Cancer

Nate Lahey: Libra or Sagittarius or Aries

Rebecca Sutter: Aquarius or Leo or Gemini

Oliver Hampton: Pisces or Cancer or Virgo

Lila Stangard: Taurus or Cancer or Libra

Thomas Chatterton was an English poet and forger of pseudo-medieval poetry. He committed suicide, dying of arsenic poisoning when he was only 17.

The first of his literary mysteries, the dialogue of “Elinoure and Juga,” was written before he was 12, at the boarding school Colston’s Hospital where he was a pupil, pretending it was the work of a 15th-century poet.

His little pocket-money was spent on borrowing books from a circulating library; and he ingratiated himself with book collectors, in order to obtain access to Thomas Speght’s edition of Chaucer, Spenser and other books.

Chatterton soon conceived the romance of Thomas Rowley, an imaginary monk of the 15th century, and adopted for himself the pseudonym Thomas Rowley for poetry and history.

He struggled to find a patron, moved to London… His death was not big news at the time, but later, Keats, Shelly, Rossetti and many others dedicated their works to him.

Read the rest of his interesting life (and death) story here.

image: The Death of Chatterton, 1856, by Henry Wallis, the most famous image of Chatterton in the 19th century

I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days - three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.

 John Keats, 

Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne