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John Keats Quotes: If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all.
         

If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all.


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If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all.
         





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