The Splendiferously Bearded Writers Social Club: Alfred, Lord Tennyson

  • Name: Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1st Baron Tennyson)
  • D/O/B: 8/6/1809
  • Member Since: 1862
  • Status: Charter Member
  • Important Role: Coordinator of club poetry workshops
  • Hobbies: Carrying out duties as the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom; coining now-famous phrases; sitting for intense portraits
Alfred Lord Tennyson by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1869

Alfred, Lord Tennyson by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1869

[Alternative Muses] Going and Coming: Alfred, Lord Tennyson/Carole Lombard Mashup

“Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?”-Alfred, Lord Tennyson (died 6 October 1892)

Carole Lombard, circa 1932

Circa 1932: Carole Lombard (born 6 October 1908)

[Alternative Muses] Birthday Mashup: Pierre Bonnard/Thomas Wolfe

“Man is born to live, to suffer, and to die, and what befalls him is a tragic lot. There is no denying this in the final end. But we must deny it all along the way.”-Thomas Wolfe (born 3 October 1900)

Self-Portrait by Pierre Bonnard, circa 1889

Pierre Bonnard (born 3 October 1867): Self-Portrait, circa 1889