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A Very Short Song

Rating: 3.8

Once, when I was young and true,
Someone left me sad-
Broke my brittle heart in two;
And that is very bad.

Love is for unlucky folk,
Love is but a curse.
Once there was a heart I broke;
And that, I think, is worse.

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Cynthia Buhain-baello 27 February 2012

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.

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Sylva Portoian 02 November 2012

Simple and clear... Real Hearty Rhyme How can't be dear...!

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Cynthia Buhain-baello 27 February 2012

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.

8 7 Reply
Jessica Jemima 02 February 2008

has such a flowing rhythm.... it's great to read out loud. short, sweet n simple. fantastic.

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Cynthia Buhain-baello 27 February 2012

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.

8 6 Reply
Sylvia Frances Chan 07 October 2021

Sweet and touching Modern Poem Of The Day!

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Sylvia Frances Chan 07 October 2021

Sublimest very short song by the famous North American Poetess with humor and power.5 Stars full sure!

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Nabakishore Dash 12 September 2021

Bad was compensated by worse.nice humour.

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Rose Marie Juan-austin 24 August 2021

Powerful and touching poem so beautifully written.

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Sylvia Frances Chan 24 August 2021

Touching Classic Poem Of The Day.5 Stars full

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