Darien, Connecticut

 

Oh, the glare

Oh, the stare

Oh, consecrated flair

Of Darien, Darien

Divine, Delightful Darien

 

Pardon Me

Pardon You

Oh, such a petty parvenu

Of Darien, Darien

Bitchy, Witchy Darien

 

Taffeta Dress

Feel the Stress

The fabric’s satin, sheened caress

Of Darien, Darien

Tantalizing Darien

 

Fortunoffs

And Bergdorfs

Will dress up all the moral dwarfs

In Darien, Darien

Let’s dine and dance in Darien

 

 

Parasol’s

And silken shawls

Will glisten like white waterfall’s

In Darien, Darien

Bejwelled, betrothed Darien

 

To wall Street wed

And lovingly fed

With arrogance imbibed, inbred

In Darien Darien

Bedecked in dollars Darien

 

Rather Tart

Savagely smart

An icy, Anglican, Christian heart

In Darien, Darien

Jewless, joyous Darian

 

Crystaline

And so serene

A diamond aloof, august with spleen

In Darien, Darien

The hills spike sharp in Darien

 

Copyright, David Gottfried, 1999

 

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