August is a poem by Dorthy Parker. She was a critic, poet, and short story writer--known for her wit and wry humor. Take a look at her poem.
San Antonio College LitWeb
List of works by this playwright, poet, drama critic and short-story writer includes links to texts of several of her poems.
Bobbed Hair and Bathtub Gin
Sexy, jazzy, and more than just a little bit troubled--women like Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorthy Parker, Zelda Fitzgerald, and Edna Ferber made their marks on the world of literature in the 1920's.