Dorothy Parker

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

Ornithology For Beginners - Poem by Dorothy Parker

The bird that feeds from off my palm
Is sleek, affectionate, and calm,
But double, to me, is worth the thrush
A-flickering in the elder-bush.


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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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