What Fresh Hell is This?

Today is Dorothy Parker’s birthday. In her honor, I plan to do no housework, knock back some vicodan and recite my favorite Parker ode:
Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
a medley of extemporanea;
and love is a thing that can never go wrong.
And I am Marie of Romania.
This is not Miss Parker. It is a glorious cycle of something or the other.

About mrpeenee

A former bon vivant and terror of a number of New Orleans bars in the mad, gay 1980s, I'm now quietly retired and widowed in San Francisco. I have a crooked nose due to an unfortunate Frisbee accident.

8 responses »

  1. Mistress MJ's fave Dorothy Parker poem…

    I like to have a martini,
    Two at the very most.
    After three I'm under the table,
    after four I'm under my host.


  2. Razors pain you. Rivers are damp. Acid stains you. Drugs cause cramp.
    Guns aren't lawful. Nooses give.
    Gas smells awful. You might as well live.


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