What best describes the conclusion Keats makes?

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Keats wrote this sonnet a year before his death. His parents were sickly and short-lived and so was his brother, Tom, so he had good reason to fear the passage of time. His first concern is that he will not be able to write the poetry of which he knows he is capable. Then he thinks that he will never know the joys of love.

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