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Indian Summer

Rating: 3.2

In youth, it was a way I had
To do my best to please,
And change, with every passing lad,
To suit his theories.

But now I know the things I know,
And do the things I do;
And if you do not like me so,
To hell, my love, with you!

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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Shaun Cronick 14 December 2020

The mouse that turned and became the lion that roared. Dorothy Parker could write such great depth and delivery with so few lines. Excellent poem and expression. Sleep well good Dorothy. Sleep well.

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Jafar Sadique K.k. 10 May 2017

Nice... Liked it...

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I marvel at the masterful creativity of Ms. Parker here, the wit and humor, interwoven with a lot of guts, and she pulls it off with such a great style! Excellent!

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Bonnie Jensen 09 April 2009

I love this poem! I am 74 years old and know exactly the meaning!

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