Fabian Strachan Woodley: Viola’s Birthday

František Kupka - Andrée (1906) - from novelactivist.com

František Kupka – Andrée (1906) – from novelactivist.com

Fabian Strachan Woodley was a poet of the Uranian Movement, he worshiped young boys. His only volume of poetry, A Crown of Friendship, is to a large part devoted to celebrating the boys he loved. He nevertheless included in it a poem about a young girl. CONTINUE READING…

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Fabian Strachan Woodley: After Plotinus

Augustus Edwin Mulready - The Flower Girl (1872)

Augustus Edwin Mulready – The Flower Girl (1872)

Fabian Strachan Woodley (b. 19 July 1888, d. 8 August 1957) was a British poet who published only one book of verses, A Crown of Friendship (1921). He was a late representative of the ‘Uranian’ school of male poets who exalted the love of boys. As writes a website devoted to him, “Like the other ‘Uranian’ poets, he declared that Boyhood was the only ideal worth following.” Indeed, many of his poems deal with boys he loved. According to the above-mentioned site, Woodley said: “I was a Poet and Dreamer and Lover and Boy with them.CONTINUE READING…