Dorothy Parker

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

Fulfillment - Poem by Dorothy Parker

For this my mother wrapped me warm,
And called me home against the storm,
And coaxed my infant nights to quiet,
And gave me roughage in my diet,
And tucked me in my bed at eight,
And clipped my hair, and marked my weight,
And watched me as I sat and stood:
That I might grow to womanhood
To hear a whistle and drop my wits
And break my heart to clattering bits.


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  • Partha Pratim Goswami (8/22/2016 11:08:00 PM)


    A mother always takes care of her child.They are so lovely and caring.Thank you Maa (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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