Dorothy Parker

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

A Pig's-Eye View Of Literature - Poem by Dorothy Parker

The Lives and Times of John Keats,
Percy Bysshe Shelley, and
George Gordon Noel, Lord Byron

Byron and Shelley and Keats
Were a trio of Lyrical treats.
The forehead of Shelley was cluttered with curls,
And Keats never was a descendant of earls,
And Byron walked out with a number of girls,
But it didn't impair the poetical feats
Of Byron and Shelley,
Of Byron and Shelley,
Of Byron and Shelley and Keats.


Comments about A Pig's-Eye View Of Literature by Dorothy Parker

  • Cat Hodgson (6/18/2013 10:08:00 AM)


    witted cute shone poetess... Cat (Report) Reply

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  • (8/30/2012 4:39:00 AM)


    haha, I love this poem! (Report) Reply

  • (12/14/2007 1:32:00 PM)


    That is hilarious! Dorothy Parker was a little cynical shit, and I love her for it. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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