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Poets Book of Days

April 20

Archibald MacLeish died, 1982

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Poetry Trivia


What poet, when asked to compose her own epitaph, suggested, "Excuse My Dust"?

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Dorothy Parker. As a matter of fact, Parker's ashes were kept in a filing cabinet for 15 years.

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