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Dorothy Parker

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

Words of Comfort to Be Scratched on a Mirror


Helen of Troy had a wandering glance;
Sappho's restriction was only the sky;
Ninon was ever the chatter of France;
But oh, what a good girl am I!

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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