Members Who Read Most Number Of Poems

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

Previous Month March 2014 Next Month
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
Modern Poem of The Day
Select a day from the calendar.
Would you like to see the poem of the day in your e-mail box every morning?
Your email address:
  Subscribe FREE
  Unsubscribe

A Very Short Song

Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Broke my brittle heart in two;
........................
........................
read full text »



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (August by Dorothy Parker )

Enter the verification code :

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/27/2012 10:04:00 AM)

    Parker is a classic artist of poetry - her style is readable and can easily understood by readers. She has a talent for adding wit and humor in her poems. This is one of them.

    6 person liked.
    5 person did not like.
  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/27/2012 10:04:00 AM)

    Parker is a brilliant poetess and remarkable in her skill at adding with and humor to her poems.

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/27/2012 9:59:00 AM)

    Parker is a classic artist of poetry - her style is readable and can easily understood by readers. She has a talent for adding wit and humor in her poems. This is one of them.

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/27/2012 9:59:00 AM)

    Parker is a classic artist of poetry - her style is readable and can easily understood by readers. She has a talent for adding wit and humor in her poems. This is one of them.

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello (2/27/2012 9:58:00 AM)

    Parker is a classic artist of poetry - her style is readable and can easily understood by readers. She has a talent for adding wit and humor in her poems. This is one of them.

  • Jessica Jemima (2/2/2008 9:20:00 PM)

    has such a flowing rhythm.... it's great to read out loud.
    short, sweet n simple. fantastic.

  • Li Away (5/7/2007 9:14:00 AM)

    the remarkably breath -taking Dorothy. she's as true to us as this poem.
    Brilliant! Formidable

  • Aashish Ameya (11/17/2006 4:58:00 AM)

    this is really superb, love this love poem

  • Zoe H (7/13/2006 4:22:00 PM)

    this is one of those poems that is so short it amazes me that it makes me cry.

  • Michael Shepherd (3/2/2005 8:19:00 AM)

    Dear Dorothy,
    An all-time Great Thought!
    Enjoy eternity...

[Hata Bildir]