Prisoner

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



Long I fought the driving lists,
  Plume a-stream and armor clanging;
Link on link, between my wrists,
  Now my heavy freedom's hanging.

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

Modified on March 30, 2023

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Scheme ABAB
Closest metre Iambic tetrameter
Characters 141
Words 24
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 4

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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