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Ode on Melancholy
Ode on Melancholy
by John Keats

Ode on Melancholy Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this poem?


There's so little sex going on in this poem that by the time we get to the final stanza, the image of "Joy's grape" bursting against the reader's "strenuous tongue" seems downright scandalous.

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