Dorothy Parker Poems

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. 

Some of the best Dorothy Parker poems include the likes of The Choice,’ But Not Forgotten,’ Resumé,’ and A Dream Lies Dead.’ 

On Being a Woman

by Dorothy Parker

‘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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