Dorothy Parker

(22 August 1893 - 7 June 1967 / Long Branch / New Jersey)

Dorothy Parker Poems

1. Poem In The American Manner 12/1/2015
2. Parties: A Hymn Of Hate 3/17/2014
3. The Passionate Freudian To His Love 3/17/2014
4. Thomas Carlyle 1/13/2003
5. Pour Prendre Conge 1/13/2003
6. Prologue To A Saga 1/3/2003
7. Walter Savage Landor 1/13/2003
8. The Leal 1/13/2003
9. Partial Comfort 1/3/2003
10. Roundel 1/13/2003
11. The Homebody 1/13/2003
12. George Gissing 1/13/2003
13. The White Lady 1/13/2003
14. On Cheating The Fiddler 1/13/2003
15. Of A Woman, Dead Young 1/3/2003
16. George Sand 1/13/2003
17. Harriet Beecher Stowe 1/13/2003
18. The Thin Edge 1/13/2003
19. Rondeau RedoublÉ 1/13/2003
20. Post-Graduate 1/13/2003
21. The Dramatists 1/13/2003
22. Portrait Of The Artist 1/3/2003
23. Liebestod 1/13/2003
24. The Searched Soul 1/3/2003
25. Vers Demode 1/13/2003
26. Prayer For A Prayer 1/13/2003
27. Guinevere At Her Fireside 1/3/2003
28. Story Of Mrs. W- 1/13/2003
29. The Immortals 1/13/2003
30. To Newcastle 1/3/2003
31. Salome's Dancing-Lesson 1/3/2003
32. Sight 1/13/2003
33. Requiescat 1/13/2003
34. Parable For A Certain Virgin 1/13/2003
35. The Evening Primrose 1/13/2003
36. Ninon De Lenclos, On Her Last Birthday 1/13/2003
37. Prophetic Soul 1/13/2003
38. Ornithology For Beginners 1/13/2003
39. Iseult Of Brittany 1/13/2003
40. Testament 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Dorothy Parker

A Very Short Song

Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Broke my brittle heart in two;
And that is very bad.

Love is for unlucky folk,
Love is but a curse.
Once there was a heart I broke;
And that, I think, is worse.

Read the full of A Very Short Song

August

When my eyes are weeds,
And my lips are petals, spinning
Down the wind that has beginning
Where the crumpled beeches start
In a fringe of salty reeds;
When my arms are elder-bushes,
And the rangy lilac pushes
Upward, upward through my heart;

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