Dorothy Parker

Long Branch / New Jersey
Dorothy Parker
Long Branch / New Jersey
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Rating: 3.7
If I had a shiny gun,
I could have a world of fun
Speeding bullets through the brains
Of the folk who give me pains;

Or had I some poison gas,
I could make the moments pass
Bumping off a number of
People whom I do not love.
But I have no lethal weapon-
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Partha Pratim Goswami 22 August 2016
Very precise demonstration of 'frustration' The analogy of war weapons is also accurate
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Bartholomew Dele 22 August 2016
a very beaviful piece. I like the poetic quality.
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Sister Frances 22 August 2016
Thanks for sharing, I'd like to take a turn with that shiny gun.
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Mountain Man 22 August 2016
A very good poem Dorthy.
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Pranab K Chakraborty 22 August 2016
Anger exposed quiet freely by rhythmic gallop.
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Ratnakar Mandlik 22 August 2016
Frustration vented out in funny way. Loved the humor in the whole episode. Thanks for sharing it here.
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Barry Middleton 22 August 2016
Love it! I have always said the best thing about writing fiction is that you can kill people without going to jail. I guess that's true with poetry too - why not. LOL
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Tom Billsborough 22 August 2016
Ah, the lovely Dorothy Parker. Great critic and not a bad poet too.Have her complete works. A box of sparkling jewels. Love this poem
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Savita Tyagi 22 August 2016
Dorothy Parker has vented the frustration in a superb way. Her wits are great!
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Edward Kofi Louis 22 August 2016
The problems of life! ! We need peace than war. No matter what comes our way. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.
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