Dorothy Parker

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

Dorothy Parker Poems

1. Of A Woman, Dead Young 1/3/2003
2. General Review Of The Sex Situation 6/24/2016
3. Harriet Beecher Stowe 1/13/2003
4. George Gissing 1/13/2003
5. George Sand 1/13/2003
6. Godspeed 1/13/2003
7. Guinevere At Her Fireside 1/3/2003
8. Poem In The American Manner 12/1/2015
9. Garden-Spot 1/13/2003
10. Fable 1/3/2003
11. Thomas Carlyle 1/13/2003
12. For A Favorite Granddaughter 1/13/2003
13. Healed 1/13/2003
14. Liebestod 1/13/2003
15. Finis 1/3/2003
16. From A Letter From Lesbia 1/13/2003
17. For A Sad Lady 1/13/2003
18. The Trifler 1/3/2003
19. Sonnet On An Alpine Night 1/13/2003
20. Godmother 1/13/2003
21. On Cheating The Fiddler 1/13/2003
22. D.G. Rossetti 1/3/2003
23. Story 1/13/2003
24. Convalescent 1/13/2003
25. Epitaph For A Darling Lady 1/3/2003
26. For A Lady Who Must Write Verse 1/13/2003
27. To Newcastle 1/3/2003
28. The Evening Primrose 1/13/2003
29. Sonnet For The End Of A Sequence 1/13/2003
30. Neither Bloody Nor Bowed 1/13/2003
31. My Own 1/13/2003
32. Experience 1/13/2003
33. Lines On Reading Too Many Poets 1/13/2003
34. Charles Dickens 1/13/2003
35. Prisoner 1/13/2003
36. Salome's Dancing-Lesson 1/3/2003
37. Roundel 1/13/2003
38. Story Of Mrs. W- 1/13/2003
39. Nocturne 1/13/2003
40. Prologue To A Saga 1/3/2003

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  • S B (5/5/2014 5:51:00 PM)

    short and sweet poems are brilliant by her!

  • R C (2/21/2013 11:05:00 PM)

    My heart soars when I hear dottie [3

  • Pearlsof Poetry (5/19/2012 1:28:00 AM)

    It’s cool how you can create so many different poems and sentences with just a few words. Brillant post!

    But i Loved this poem more -
    http: //pearlsofpoetry.tk/babys-world/

  • Fred Babbin (12/9/2009 1:05:00 PM)

    Dorothy Parker rings my bell - too loud and too clear.

  • p.a. noushad p.a. noushad (7/11/2008 4:51:00 AM)

    beautiful is your creation.

  • Rosa Jamali (6/1/2008 2:18:00 PM)

    Simple, honest, sharp and friendly! It's so hard to create simplicity in poetry.Using colloquial language with a sharp sense of humour. It seems a little cruel, as she judges life.

  • Marisa Samuels (9/22/2006 4:45:00 PM)

    In Dorothy Parker's 'The Dark Girl's Rhyme', there is an error. It's 'folk of mud and flame', not 'folk of mud and name.' Every Dorothy Parker reference on the internet (that I have found) has the same error.

  • Rufina Moor (8/28/2005 6:46:00 PM)

    I adore Dorothy Parker!
    She is one of the most amazing writers and women, with her witty sense of humor and her sarcasm. I love her!

Best Poem of Dorothy Parker

A Certain Lady

Oh, I can smile for you, and tilt my head,
And drink your rushing words with eager lips,
And paint my mouth for you a fragrant red,
And trace your brows with tutored finger-tips.
When you rehearse your list of loves to me,
Oh, I can laugh and marvel, rapturous-eyed.
And you laugh back, nor can you ever see
The thousand little deaths my heart has died.
And you believe, so well I know my part,
That I am gay as morning, light as snow,
And all the straining things within my heart
You'll never know.

Oh, I can laugh and listen, when we meet, ...

Read the full of A Certain Lady

Song In A Minor Key

There's a place I know where the birds swing low,
And wayward vines go roaming,
Where the lilacs nod, and a marble god
Is pale, in scented gloaming.
And at sunset there comes a lady fair
Whose eyes are deep with yearning.
By an old, old gate does the lady wait
Her own true love's returning.

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