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Dorothy Parker

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

Poems of Dorothy Parker

1. "Star Light, Star Bright--" 1/13/2003
2. A Certain Lady 1/3/2003
3. A Dream Lies Dead 1/3/2003
4. A Fairly Sad Tale 1/13/2003
5. A Pig's-Eye View Of Literature 1/13/2003
6. A Portrait 1/13/2003
7. A Very Short Song 1/13/2003
8. A Well-Worn Story 1/13/2003
9. After Spanish Proverb 1/13/2003
10. Afternoon 1/13/2003
11. Alexandre Dumas And His Son 1/13/2003
12. Alfred, Lord Tennyson 1/13/2003
13. Anecdote 1/13/2003
14. August 1/13/2003
15. Autobiography 1/13/2003
16. Autumn Valentine 1/13/2003
17. Ballade at Thirty-five 1/3/2003
18. Ballade Of A Great Weariness 1/13/2003
19. Ballade Of A Talked-Off Ear 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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