Don Marquis

Biography of Don Marquis

Don Marquis poet

Donald Robert Perry Marquis (July 28, 1878, in Walnut, Illinois – June 16, 1937, in New York City) was a humorist, journalist, and author. He was variously a novelist, poet, newspaper columnist, and playwright. He is remembered best for creating the characters "Archy" and "Mehitabel", supposed authors of humorous verse. Updates

Archy Confesses

catches the crowd
and i
are often
low browed

the fish wife

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