14 May 2009

Unfortunate Coincidence -- Dorothy Parker

[1893–1967, American]

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.

Source: Parker, D 1926, Enough Rope: Poems, University of California.

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