Unfortunate Coincidence

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.

by Dorothy Parker

Comments (6)

evocative of profound emotions combined with intellectual thought,
A exquisitely wrapped up philosophical thought, in to a metaphorical beauty.
Beautiful. A pleasure to read!
...........wonderful poem...I love the similes ★
To sting like a bee. Nice work.
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