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Dorothy Parker - The Veteran

When I was young and bold and strong,
Oh, right was right, and wrong was wrong!
My plume on high, my...

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Poet: Dorothy Parker
Poem: 47. The Veteran
Volume: Enough Rope
Year: Published/Written in 1926

Comment 5 of 5, added on April 19th, 2011 at 6:51 PM.
confusing

i think that it is good, but i get confuse how to paraphrase it... so, please tell me about it

husnul from Indonesia
Comment 4 of 5, added on April 14th, 2011 at 11:11 PM.
the veteran

I think that this poem shows us the differences of being old and young... we have to be wise for our selves, aware our presents....

Jojo from United Kingdom
Comment 3 of 5, added on January 1st, 2005 at 9:56 PM.

I rewrote my resume today. The last item included was:
MILITARY United States Marine Corps, Purple Heart
It should have been first, but my experience since Vietnam (1969) has been too few people understand or appreciate the concepts duty, service, sacrifice and honor. Dotty Parker did.

Rich Ferguson from United States

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