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The American poet and short-story writer Parker was born in West End, New Jersey. While serving as drama critic for Vanity Fair from 1916 to 1917 and book critic for the New Yorker in 1927, she gained an almost legendaryread more
You are brief and frail and blue—
Little sisters, I am, too.
You are heaven's masterpieces—
Little loves, the likeness ceases.
What poet, when asked to compose her own epitaph, suggested, "Excuse My Dust"?Answer
Dorothy Parker. As a matter of fact, Parker's ashes were kept in a filing cabinet for 15 years.Previous Trivia Questions