Dorothy Parker

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

A Very Short Song - Poem by Dorothy Parker

Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Broke my brittle heart in two;
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Comments about A Very Short Song by Dorothy Parker

  • Cynthia Buhain-baello 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. (Report) Reply

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  • Cynthia Buhain-baello 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. (Report) Reply

  • 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. (Report) Reply

  • 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 (Report) Reply

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

    this is really superb, love this love poem (Report) Reply

  • 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. (Report) Reply

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

    Dear Dorothy,
    An all-time Great Thought!
    Enjoy eternity... (Report) Reply










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