Behind Keats' rather cool, conservative, somewhat impersonal and businesslike demeanor (as described on the previous page), he is much more passionate and emotional. John Keats often conceals his vulnerability beneath a veneer of toughness or indifference.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. John Keats is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he only allows a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is highly instinctive and intuitive. John Keats usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels the way he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
John Keats also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationship with someone he loves. When John Keats commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. John merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Keats has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. John will most certainly never forget the hurt and he often harbors grievances and resentment for a very long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, John does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Keats can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Keats can also be very narrow-minded: either he is 100% involved in something or it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is John Keats emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on obsession. He is filled with fierce pride, courage and emotional strength.
John Keats loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. John never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. John Keats tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Keats is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
John Keats is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
John Keats is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and John does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Keats, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
He is an original! John Keats radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things he is interested in, and conveys this to others, but he also gets bored rather quickly. John does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
Sensitive and imaginative, he is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits and to mysticism. John Keats is impressionable and receptive, and often has experiences that are unusual and unexplainable by the rational mind. John has an abundance of dreams, visions and longings, but does not always have the concentrated will and stamina to make them materialize. Gentle, idealistic and peace loving, John often seeks to avoid the harsh realities of life. John has an ethereal quality about him.
John Keats has a pleasant and dreamy disposition with considerable romantic imagination. John has a strong longing for love, but he does not see others very clearly and may experience many disappointments in his emotional relationships.
John Keats has a restless and somewhat nervous manner and he attracts attention through his initiative and originality. He is drawn to unusual friends and acquaintances, and because of his confidence may be regarded as a leader in his sphere.
It could be hard for John Keats to face up to his mistakes because of his insecurity and self-doubt. His early years may have been undermined by poor relationships with one or both of his parents who may have been ill, weak or alcoholic.
John Keats tends to impose his will upon others in a rather ruthless way, but on the other hand he may also be imposed upon by others. John feels a constant need to fight for leadership and has a great desire to become a public figure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Capricorn and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Sextile Uranus
Sun Conjunct Neptune
Sun Conjunct Venus/Neptune
Sun Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
Sun Conjunct Neptune/MC
Sun Opposition Pluto/N. Node