Your choice of words is unerring.
Do you like this poet? May you softly go 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.
From a conflicted and unhappy childhood, Parker rose to acclaim, both for her literary output in such venues as The New Yorker and as a founding member of the Algonquin Round Table. Following the breakup of the circle, Parker traveled to Hollywood to pursue screenwriting.
Her successes there, including two Academy Award nominations, were curtailed as her involvement in left-wing politics led to a place on the Hollywood blacklist.
Parker went through three marriages two to the same man and survived several suicide Quotations ''Hollywood money isn't money. It's congealed snow, melts in your hand, and there you are. Interview in Writers at Work, First Series, ed. Gentle God, if I wrote about mine you wouldn't sit in the same room with me.
I can't talk about Hollywood. It was a horror to me when I was there and it's a horror to look back on. I can't imagine how I did it.
When I got away from it I couldn't even refer to the place by name Dorothy ParkerU. Post Enlarges on Etiquette,"P lease, God, let him telephone me now.
Dear God, let him call me now. I won't ask anything else of You, truly I won't.
It isn't very much to ask. It would be so little to You, God, such a little, little thing.
Had Dorothy Parker been a supercentenarian, she would have been years old today—and she surely would have had some great observations about life in They want me to stop now. Parker Posey was born 2 months premature in Baltimore, Maryland, to Lynda (Patton) and Chris Posey. The family moved to Monroe, La.
and then Laurel, Mississippi, where Chris became owner of Laurel's own Posey Chevrolet. Kevin Chen Vy Professor Thrope What Doesn’t Kill You Only Makes You Stranger I used to be a great superhero fan in my childhood.
I had a huge collection of superhero comics and remembered details of all of them by heart. Speaking of old jokes, what are you doing here, Dorothy Parker? Shouldn’t you be trading quips with Beelzebub in the fiery pits of hell? That’s just south of Fourteenth Street, in case you didn’t know.”.
Dorothy Parker Biography Civil Rights Activist, Activist, Journalist, Poet (–) Dorothy Parker was the sharpest wit of the Algonquin Round Table, as well as a master of short fiction and Born: Aug 22,