A thing of beauty is a joy for everybody since it leaves an everlasting imprint on mind and soul. Beautiful things remove sufferings, despair, despondency and pain giving peace of mind.
The poem "A Thing Of Beauty" has been composed by "John Keats". It is based on a Greek legend. The poem is an extract from 'Endymion - A Poetic Romance' written by "John Keats". The poet has described the fact that the natural beauty provides a joy forever. The poem can be summarized in following ways : -
Beauty a boon of nature - John Keats says that a thing of beauty is a joy forever. The beauty of nature and natural things increases with loneliness; because it never passes into nothingness. The natural beauty gives peace of mind and sound sleep. Sound sleep helps breathe better and maintain optimal health. Undoubtedly beauty is a boon of nature.
Removal of spiritual anxiety - The poet says that on every morning a garland of beautiful flower is wreathed by human-beings to blind to the earth. In this way every beautiful thing blinds people to the earth. As life if full of unknown trials, disappointments and worse days. It is only the result of bad human qualities and development of evil stuffs to cause pain to others. But beautiful things help to forget sufferings and pain.
Natural happiness - John Keats says that all beautiful things are precious gift of the nature. The sun, the moon, the trees, daffodils, the beautiful yellow flowers, and the smell of fair musk-rose etc. All natural things provide beauty, pleasure, happiness, peace and sweetness. It is clear that nature is the only source of happiness.
Endless joy with nature - According to the poet an ever-lasting imprint on human mind is left by the natural beauty. Legends associated with beauty also plays significant role to prove the deep impact of beautiful things on mind as well as spirit. The world is filled with fountain of immortal beauty.
To sum up the poem it is clear that beautiful natural things give joy forever. Beauty increases with the passage of time. It is eternal on the other hand physical or artificial beauty fades away with time and at last dies out completely.