Hail the birth of Oscar Wilde, the bodhisattva superqueen, the selfless giant who did time for our crimes of homophobia and denial, denial, denial! Venus' slave and avatar, genius of love! The man whose wit saved my life and always will! Immortal, no magic portrait required!
What he said to his friend the Sphinx, Ada Leverson (who said "Everything comes to the man who won't wait", another Libra, born Oct. 10, and who also deserves rereading) when she met him on his way home from jail: "How marvelous of you to know exactly the right hat to wear at seven o'clock in the morning to meet a friend who has been away."