‘A Dream Lies Dead’ by Dorothy Parker

‘A Dream Lies Dead’

by Dorothy Parker

“A dream lies dead here. May you softly go
Before this place, and turn away your eyes,
Nor seek to know the look of that which dies…”

You can read the complete poem here. Dorothy Parker died on this day in 1967, you can read more of her work through Surrey Libraries.

Take a look at our Words in Focus page for your chance to appear in print.

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