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August - Poem by Dorothy Parker

When my eyes are weeds,
And my lips are petals, spinning
Down the wind that has beginning
Where the crumpled beeches start
In a fringe of salty reeds;
When my arms are elder-bushes,
And the rangy lilac pushes
Upward, upward through my heart;

Summer, do your worst!
Light your tinsel moon, and call on
Your performing stars to fall on
Headlong through your paper sky;
Nevermore shall I be cursed
By a flushed and amorous slattern,
With her dusty laces' pattern
Trailing, as she straggles by.


Comments about August by Dorothy Parker

  • Silver Star - 4,278 Points Queeny Gona (9/6/2013 5:41:00 AM)

    Amazing write.Beautiful imagery. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Michael Lasalle (7/19/2012 4:09:00 PM)

    The imagery is a beautiful realm where the words cast an open meadow of wild flowers rolling as far as
    the eyes can see, the sense of youth and eternity are entwined into one concept. What is time to a physical existence? And how do we control it? The mindset is a masterful play of pastel color and a depth that
    reaches new understanding. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Jessica Hughes (3/26/2011 3:47:00 PM)

    vivid contrast, the beginning and ending of youth (Report) Reply

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Poems About August

  1. 1. August , Dorothy Parker
  2. 2. Dark August , Derek Walcott
  3. 3. August 8th , Anne Sexton
  4. 4. August 17th , Anne Sexton
  5. 5. August , Boris Pasternak
  6. 6. August 1914 , Isaac Rosenberg
  7. 7. California Hills In August , Dana Gioia
  8. 8. An August Midnight , Thomas Hardy
  9. 9. A Call For August , Sandra Fowler
  10. 10. A Calendar Of Sonnets: August , Helen Hunt Jackson
  11. 11. August , Hans Christian Andersen
  12. 12. August Moonrise , Sara Teasdale
  13. 13. ' [ Late August ] ' , Ency Bearis
  14. 14. Calais, August 15, 1802 , William Wordsworth
  15. 15. Remorse. (From August Von Platen) , Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  16. 16. [month Of] August , Hilaire Belloc
  17. 17. August 1968 , WH Auden
  18. 18. ***********on August 21,2008 , Frank Lisa IndiRa Francesca ..
  19. 19. Composed By The Sea-Side, Near Calais, A.. , William Wordsworth
  20. 20. Memorials Of A Tour In Scotland, 1803 I.. , William Wordsworth
  21. 21. Composed Near Calais, On The Road Leadin.. , William Wordsworth
  22. 22. Calais, August 1802 , William Wordsworth
  23. 23. The Shepherd's Calendar - August , John Clare
  24. 24. August Hands , Lorraine Margueritte Gasrel ..
  25. 25. August Leading... , Theodora (Theo) Onken
  26. 26. In August , Paul Laurence Dunbar
  27. 27. August Moon , Emma Lazarus
  28. 28. August Moon , Bonnie Collins
  29. 29. August , Algernon Charles Swinburne
  30. 30. August , Elinor Morton Wylie
  31. 31. (be Strong Now) My Night With Her In Au.. , Justin Gildow
  32. 32. ! Song Of August! , Rema Prasanaa
  33. 33. August , James Whitcomb Riley
  34. 34. A Book Of Strife In The Form Of The Diar.. , George MacDonald
  35. 35. Lines Written In August , Thomas Babbington Macaulay
  36. 36. Grant At Rest-- August 8, 1885 , James Whitcomb Riley
  37. 37. The Shepheardes Calender: August , Edmund Spenser
  38. 38. August , Edith Nesbit
  39. 39. Last August Hours Before The Year 2000 , Naomi Shihab Nye
  40. 40. Two In August , John Crowe Ransom
  41. 41. *809 Peridot Birthstone Of August , John Knight
  42. 42. Climbing Milestone Mountain, August 22, .. , Kenneth Rexroth
  43. 43. 15th August,1998 In India , Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar ..
  44. 44. August , Viggo Stuckenberg
  45. 45. Mid-August , Duncan Campbell Scott
  46. 46. August Tidings , Usha Pisharody
  47. 47. It Was August I Remember, I Remember Whe.. , Sean Joyce
  48. 48. In August , Katharine Lee Bates
  49. 49. I Am Sorry Pakistan On 14th August, Inde.. , Shamin Bashir Shah
  50. 50. August Is The Dying Month , Wanda Swim Strunk
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