Dorothy Parker

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

Mortal Enemy


Let another cross his way-
She's the one will do the weeping!
Little need I fear he'll stray
Since I have his heart in keeping-

Let another hail him dear-
Little chance that he'll forget me!
Only need I curse and fear
Her he loved before he met me.

Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: fear, heart

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 (Mortal Enemy by Dorothy Parker )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. পড়, Md. Ziaul Haque
  2. A Boy And A Frog (kids stuff), Sally Plumb Plumb
  3. Haiku- Obsession, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  4. Playing With Fire, Evie Shockley
  5. Doing Time, Betsy Sholl
  6. ordeal, dr.k.g.balakrishnan kandangath
  7. Innovative way, hasmukh amathalal
  8. Haiku- Connotation, DEEPAK KUMAR PATTANAYAK
  9. Silent Witness, James coupland
  10. A happy Farmer Family, Nishchal Ningleku

Poem of the Day

poet William Butler Yeats

WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
...... Read complete »

 

Modern Poem

poet Anna Akhmatova

 

Member Poem

poet Sumita Datta

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  7. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  8. All the World's a Stage, William Shakespeare
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. A Drinking Song, William Butler Yeats

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]