Dorothy Parker

Long Branch / New Jersey
Dorothy Parker
Long Branch / New Jersey
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For A Lady Who Must Write Verse

Rating: 2.8
Unto seventy years and seven,
Hide your double birthright well-
You, that are the brat of Heaven
And the pampered heir to Hell.

Let your rhymes be tinsel treasures,
Strung and seen and thrown aside.
Drill your apt and docile measures
Sternly as you drill your pride.
Show your quick, alarming skill in
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