Oscar Wilde, the famous Irish poet and writer, is laid to rest in the Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris’ largest cemetery. Home to other famous icons such as Jim Morrison, the cemetery often has a few tourists walking around. Over the years, Wilde’s monument was adorned with quotes, hearts and red lipstick kisses (including my own) from those who visited. I found the tradition to be beautiful but officials deemed it graffiti and in 2011 a barrier of glass was placed around it to prevent any more lipstick kisses.
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