Lyric

Lyric poetry are a poems or set of words that expresses personal feelings or emotional feelings that make up a song. They usually have verses or choruses. Single or one speaker expresses their thoughts, feelings, mind, or emotions of the poet. The term "lyric" is now commonly called as a song. Lyric poetry does not tell a story, so lyric poetry are non-narrative poem. Long ago, lyric poems were played to the lyre.

When I Have Fears

by John Keats

When I have fears that I may cease to be
Before my pen has glean'd my teeming brain,
Before high-piled books, in charactery,
Hold like rich garners the full ripen'd grain;
When I behold, upon the night's starr'd face,
Huge cloudy symbols of a high romance,
And think that I may never live to trace
Their shadows, with the magic hand of chance;
And when I feel, fair creature of an hour,
That I shall never look upon thee more,
Never have relish in the faery power
Of unreflecting love;--then on the shore
Of the wide world I stand alone, and think
Till love and fame to nothingness do sink.

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