David Lehman

(June 11, 1948 / New York City)

When A Woman Loves A Man - Poem by David Lehman

When she says Margarita she means Daiquiri.
When she says quixotic she means mercurial.
And when she says, "I'll never speak to you again,"
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Comments about When A Woman Loves A Man by David Lehman

  • Soumita Sarkar Soumita Sarkar (1/19/2015 11:11:00 AM)

    Dear David...I want this poem never to stop......so justifies the bond the attitude..the wish...and there is no limit...Thanks.Soumita (Report) Reply

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  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (8/14/2014 12:25:00 AM)

    A Fantastic poem. My favourite poem, I am reading it again. Beautiful way you have captured the woman loving a man..Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Hardik Vaidya (8/13/2014 12:08:00 PM)

    One can smell the city in this work of David Lehman. Not only is the Poem comfortable draped in the glitter and chaos of life, she catwalks with élan wearing a pair of red stilettos. (Report) Reply

  • Leslie Philibert (8/13/2014 12:02:00 PM)

    a great write from, I assume, an established poet (Report) Reply

  • Michelle Claus Michelle Claus (8/13/2014 10:03:00 AM)

    Splendid nuance. This poem puts into words the action of two spiral galaxies that intertwine with forceful attraction and eventually separate. Such is the rhythm to which Man and Woman are also subject, it seems. (Report) Reply

  • Douglas Scotney (8/13/2013 10:16:00 PM)

    there's Grand Irony in this one (Report) Reply

  • Neela Nath Das Neela Nath Das (8/13/2013 8:34:00 PM)

    My favorite poem.The truth is told so smoothly.Just can say- - FABULOUS! (Report) Reply

  • Alex Katowo Alex Katowo (8/13/2013 4:18:00 PM)

    it is so attractive to me (Report) Reply

  • Gajanan Mishra Gajanan Mishra (8/13/2013 12:03:00 PM)

    really a good write, thanks. (Report) Reply

  • Geetha Jayakumar Geetha Jayakumar (8/13/2013 4:43:00 AM)

    Wow. Beautiful write..Loved reading it. Thanks for sharing this beautiful poem. (Report) Reply

  • Tristan King (8/15/2012 1:20:00 PM)

    So true and did I mention beautiful. (Report) Reply

  • Mark Dillon Mark Dillon (8/15/2012 6:29:00 AM)

    Really enjoyed reading this, it hit home on a lot of chords, made me laugh at the familiar, great stuff Dave. (Report) Reply

  • Bolah Lawal (8/14/2012 10:35:00 AM)

    Nicely written, message well taken. Good job. (Report) Reply

  • Bernard Snyder Bernard Snyder (8/13/2012 2:29:00 PM)

    Incredibly written poem David! ! Very nicely written. Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

  • Bernard Snyder Bernard Snyder (8/13/2012 2:25:00 PM)

    Wow! Incredibly written 'piece' here David. I really love this poem. I'm voting a 10' on this one. Thanks for sharing! (Report) Reply

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