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A Minor Bird

I have wished a bird would fly away,
And not sing by my house all day;

Have clapped my hands at him from the door
When it seemed as if I could bear no more.

The fault must partly have been in me.
The bird was not to blame for his key.

And of course there must be something wrong
In wanting to silence any song.

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Of course one could also be an Ernest Fellow... ; -) Amicalement votre, R.
Interesting write. Haven't read this oeuvre of Wilde yet...But I recall the author was living a lie of his own for social appearances sake and it reflects throughout many of his his works. 'Well marriage is but a misunderstanding And divorces are indeed made in heaven.' has a pretty dark tone to it which might be unsettling for some (and that's OK!) which seems to point out the author's (that's you) preference of truth over the facade (IMO) . But the write seems to throw arms up in the air and plays along because the prize is after all love (or the perception of it) . Indeed all is fair in... Amicalement votre, R.