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Analysis and comments on Inscription for the Ceiling of a Bedroom by Dorothy Parker

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Comment 3 of 40, added on February 2nd, 2011 at 3:04 PM.

At 64, I am constantly amazed by the things I do not know. I have just
heard this poem for the first time (2/2/11)on NPR radio. Thunderstruck. It
is the most informative and concise description of life that I have ever
heard. Thank you Ms. Parker.

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Comment 1 of 40, added on August 28th, 2004 at 8:57 PM.

My mother first saw this poem in her English book in about 1947. She fell
in love with it. She copied it in study hall but forgot to write down the
name of the author. Here I am all these years later typing in the first
line and now we know the author.
When I was a kid I would say it is stupid to make your bed when you are
just going to get back in it. mom would laugh and recite this poem. That
made it a favorite of mine too!

Peggy Morris

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Information about Inscription for the Ceiling of a Bedroom

Poet: Dorothy Parker
Poem: 77. Inscription for the Ceiling of a Bedroom
Volume: Enough Rope
Year: 1926
Added: Feb 3 2004
Viewed: 8870 times
Poem of the Day: Sep 18 2004

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