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Opals by Olive Custance is a mesmerizing collection of poetry that delves deep into love, loss, and the complexities of human emotions. Custance's lyrical writing style captures the essence of each emotion with vivid imagery and evocative language.

The poems in Opals are filled with raw emotion, ranging from the joy of new love to the heartbreak of betrayal. Custance's words resonate with readers, making them feel the highs and lows of love alongside the poet.

One of the standout features of Opals is Custance's ability to paint vivid pictures with her words. The imagery in each poem is vivid and enchanting, drawing readers into the world Custance has created. Her descriptions are rich and evocative, making each poem feel like a work of art in itself.

Overall, Opals is a stunning collection of poetry that will resonate with readers who have experienced the complexities of love and loss. Custance's beautiful writing style and poignant themes make this a must-read for poetry lovers everywhere.

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At age 16, London blueblood Olive Custance already figured in literary circles shared by Oscar Wilde and John Gray. She later wrote for the "Yellow Book", a notorious British quarterly of the late 1890's, featuring poems, essays, short stories and artwork by many well-known writers and artists of the age. In 1902 she married Lord Alfred ‘Bosie’ Douglas, famed for his relationship with Oscar Wilde. Opals, her first published poetry collection, appeared in 1897 when she was just 23, to be followed by Rainbows , The Blue Bird and The Inn of Dreams . - Summary by Nemo

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