Summary

Dorothy Parker 1893 (Long Branch) – 1967 (New York City)



Every love's the love before
  In a duller dress.
That's the measure of my lore-
  Here's my bitterness:
Would I knew a little more,
  Or very much less!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was an American poet, short story writer, critic and satirist, best known for her wit, wisecracks, and eye for 20th-century urban foibles. more…

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