Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is remembered today as the author of ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ and many other works, mostly plays, which were crafted to challenge and entertain. The poet was in his time the leader of the aesthetic movement. Read more about Oscar Wilde.

Madonna Mia

‘Madonna Mia’ by Oscar Wilde is a beautiful and interesting poem. In it, the speaker describes a “lily-girl.” 

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’ by Oscar Wilde is a heartbreaking depiction of the losses, betrayals, and tragedies that all ‘men’ suffer in their lifetime.

Top 10 Oscar Wilde Poems

On this list, readers will find 10 of the best poems that Oscar Wilde wrote during his lifetime. They are thoughtful, complex, and evoke Wilde’s love for aestheticism.

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