Katherine Mansfield was born on 14 October 1888.
Katherine Mansfield, 1912
Portrait of Christina Rossetti by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1866:
Portrait of Christina Rossetti by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, 1866
“Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?”-Alfred, Lord Tennyson (died 6 October 1892)
Circa 1932: Carole Lombard (born 6 October 1908)
Poet Anne Sexton died 40 years ago today. In remembrance, here’s a clip of her reading Wanting to Die.
“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)
Pierre Bonnard (born 3 October 1867): Self-Portrait, circa 1889