Sensibility

This brought a chuckle. I’m not a fan of opera, and perhaps this is why.

No opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.

–WH Auden

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2 Comments on “Sensibility”

  1. Theo Says:

    never truer words were spoken!

    only opera is more rambling than poetry!

  2. gerry rosser Says:

    Opera, it never has made sense to me, maybe this is the reason.
    My personal opinion is that opera is an art form on life support, I don’t enjoy it myself, and don’t know a single person who does.