Dorothy Parker

Dorothy Parker was an American poet who also worked as a critic and satirist. She is well-remembered for her witty writing and her ability to point out the absurd foibles of contemporary society. During the 1920s, she published around 300 poems in publications like Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. 


‘Inventory’ by Dorothy Parker is a thoughtful and entertaining poem. It outlines what the speaker has in her life, would be wiser to know, better off without, and more.

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On Being a Woman

‘On Being a Woman’ is a humorous short poem about the poet’s unpredictable mind. This poem highlights how the poet thinks about love.


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