Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

The Selfish Giant’s Garden by Kim Russell

They visited every day For the grass, starry flowers And space to play for hours. In spring, peach trees burst into blossom And the happy children feasted on fruit all autumn. After a seven year visit with a Cornish ogre, … Continue reading

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Three Day, Three Quotes – day two

“It takes great deal of courage to see the world in all its tainted glory, and still to love it.” ― Oscar Wilde, An Ideal Husband Thanks to Kim Russell who included me in the Three Day, Three Quotes challenge. … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Bakewell Gaol?

…“Somewhere in the dark bowels of that formidable fortress our Dearly Beloved Leader is held captive,” says Don. “I wonder how he’s getting on?” say I. “He’ll be fine, he’s very resilient” says Don, “It is though, now we’re here, … Continue reading

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A misbehaving mind

“Susan…” I was never called Susan. Except when I was in trouble. I looked up; Miss Bedford, blue eyes wide under raised brows, looked down with a severity belied by the twinkle. “Daydreaming again…?” She sighed and shook her head… … Continue reading

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Three Quote Challenge – III

“Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” — Oscar Wilde Éilis, whose poetry and … Continue reading

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