I never see that prettiest thing-
A cherry bough gone white with Spring-
But what I think, “How gay ‘twould be
To hang me from a flowering tree.”

Analysis, meaning and summary of Dorothy Parker's poem Cherry White


  1. Caity Peterson says:

    “And the petals fall in puddles at the feet of love…”

  2. Jennifer Schwartz says:

    Ithink think this poem is pretty f’n good it talks about cheery shit like cherry trees but then at the end how nice it would be to hang herself on.

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