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Oscar Wilde in Prison (Pantoum)

In prison, Wilde learned to live from Verlaine and Kropotkin

Some methods to reach the ultimate achievement of wisdom.

While understanding Christ, he was overwhelmed with chagrin.

Enduring humility, he saw the Holy Kingdom.




Once reaching the ultimate achievement of wisdom,

Oscar found that unknowable was the soul of the man.

Enduring humility, he saw the Holy Kingdom.

Writing to Bosie, inside him ''De Profundis'' began.




Oscar found that unknowable was the soul of the man-

''Whatever happens to oneself happens to another.''

Writing to Bosie, inside him ''De Profundis'' began.

The pillory replaced the pedestal of the lover.




''Whatever happens to oneself happens to another, ''

But understanding Christ, he was overwhelmed with chagrin.

The pillory replaced the pedestal of the lover.

In prison, Wilde learned to live from Verlaine and Kropotkin.
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Marieta Maglas

Ardus Publications, Sybaritic Press, Prolific Press, Silver Birch Press, HerEthics Books, and some others published the poems of Marieta Maglas in anthologies like Tanka Journal , Three Line Poetry #25, Three Line Poetry #39 edited by Glenn Lyvers, The Aquillrelle Wall of Poetry edited by Yossi Faybish, A Divine Madness edited by John Patrick Boutilier, Near Kin edited by Marie Lecrivain, ENCHANTED - Love Poems and Abstract Art edited by Gabrielle de la Fair, Intercontinental Anthology edited by Madan Gandhi, and Nancy Drew Anthology edited by Melanie Villines. Her poems have been also published in journals like Poeticdiversity, I Am not a Silent Poet, Our Poetry Corner, and Antarctica Journal. more…

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