Autobiography

Dorothy Parker 1893 (Long Branch) – 1967 (New York City)



Oh, both my shoes are shiny new,
        And pristine is my hat;
My dress is 1922....
        My life is all like that.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on May 03, 2023

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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. more…

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