April 16, 2009

Unfortunate Coincidence

Unfortunate Coincidence by Dorothy Parker
From Enough Rope

By the time you swear you're his,
Shivering and sighing,
And he vows his passion is
Infinite, undying,
Lady, make a note of this —
One of you is lying.

First printed in Life, (8 April 1926) p. 11

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1 comment

  1. My mind doesn't grasp most poetry, but I have to say I've had an affection for Dorothy Parker's work since I stumbled across it in my 20's. I have several books by and about her. Wonderful!


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