drowningparty: Happy 163rd Birthday Oscar Wilde![Art] is a…

drowningparty:

Happy 163rd Birthday Oscar Wilde!

[Art] is a veil, rather than a mirror. She has flowers that no forests know of, birds that no woodland possesses. She makes and unmakes many worlds, and can draw the moon from heaven with a scarlet thread. Nature has, in her eyes, no laws, no uniformity. She can work miracles at her will, and when she calls monsters from the deep they come.