this protean, unpigeonholable aspect of Parker that most looks forward to female authors today….

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“It may be this protean, unpigeonholable aspect of Parker that most looks forward to female authors today, as they shift between, say, fiction, memoir, poetry, journalism, screenwriting, live appearances and social media.”

The wicked wit and enigma of Dorothy Parker – 50 years on: Fifty years after her death, this master of the one-liner has survived better than the rest of her New Yorker set, but everything you know about her is liable to be wrong – John Dugdale – Guardian – 6/16/17

Dorothy Parker – Observation

If I don’t drive around the park,
I’m pretty sure to make my mark.
If I’m in bed each night by ten,

Read rest of poem 

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