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Samuel Taylor Coleridge was a profound poet One poem in particular Kubla Khan is named one of Coleridges best poems ever Although in ill health Coleridge was inspired by the beauty of nature to write this poem After the consumption of his medication prior to writing Kubla Khan he went into a deep sleep also known as the Stage 3 when discussing sleep patterns While Coleridge is in Stage 3 sleeping realm waking him up could be a very hard task This is ironic in Coleridges case because he woke up without any complications and the reason being his profound dream He was eager to write what he had dreamt on paper and that he did Due to an interruption he was only able to recall 54 of the 300 lines that he wished to write in his poem These famous 54 lines are written in a special way that it shows Coleridges love of nature through his use of imagery stemming from his imagination Coleridge took walks along a special trail that showed all of the aspects of nature the physical and spiritual in which he displayed in Kubla KhanAlthough there is something deeper to the use of imagery in Coleridges poem the way that he explains the physical aspects of the poem his love for nature is reflected In line 6 of the poem Coleridge explains the landscape of the earth as fertile ground The word fertile hints lush and productive and he love that the landscape is completely natural and it forms one its own without artificial sprays The next aspect of the physical love for nature is his love for the gardens bright with sinuous rills l8 The next stanza shows his love for cedarn covermighty fountain l13 19 The last line of the poem explains the drinking of the milk of Paradise this is explaining how it feels when one should accept nature for what it is and discover the
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