Dorothy Parker

(22 August 1893 - 7 June 1967 / Long Branch / New Jersey)

Dorothy Parker Poems

1. A Very Short Song 1/13/2003
2. "Star Light, Star Bright--" 1/13/2003
3. A Dream Lies Dead 1/3/2003
4. A Certain Lady 1/3/2003
5. Resumé 1/3/2003
6. But Not Forgotten 1/13/2003
7. One Perfect Rose 1/3/2003
8. Afternoon 1/13/2003
9. A Fairly Sad Tale 1/13/2003
10. August 1/13/2003
11. Autumn Valentine 1/13/2003
12. A Well-Worn Story 1/13/2003
13. Men 1/13/2003
14. A Pig's-Eye View Of Literature 1/13/2003
15. Coda 1/13/2003
16. Unfortunate Coincidence 1/3/2003
17. Bohemia 1/13/2003
18. Indian Summer 1/13/2003
19. A Portrait 1/13/2003
20. Ballade of Unfortunate Mammals 1/3/2003

August

When my eyes are weeds,
And my lips are petals, spinning
Down the wind that has beginning
Where the crumpled beeches start
In a fringe of salty reeds;
When my arms are elder-bushes,
And the rangy lilac pushes
Upward, upward through my heart;

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