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Looking at the stars

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

~Oscar Wilde

Week 8 UK Chapbook Chart 2017 – Olena Kalytiak Davis 

Olena Kalytiak Davis returns to the No.1 position on the UK Chapbook Chart with On The Kitchen Table From Which Everything Has Been Hastily Removed. A new work from America’s wildest poet of the self, with her confessional poems which refuse to yield. 238 more words

Indulging in Afternoon Tea at the Oscar Wilde Bar in London

I was in London a few days ago so I took advantage of my time there to hit up a few literary spots, one of them being… 225 more words

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George Plimpton says:

“As happens with people
who love a thing too much,
— it destroys them.
Oscar Wilde said,
‘You destroy the thing that you love.’
It’s the other way around.
What you love destroys you.”

De Profundis

The feeling of well-being, sometimes called the joy of being, is autonomous; it does not depend on our life situation being one way or another. Sometimes it arises to illumine a circumstance that is, by every measure of the mind, a terrible constraint or a grievous loss. 16 more words

From The Counsellor

“We are all in the gutter. But some of us are looking at the stars.”

~Oscar Wilde, Lady Windmere’s Fan (1893)

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