Oh, when I flung my heart away,
The year was at its fall.
I saw my dear, the other day,
Beside a flowering wall;
And this was all I had to say:
“I thought that he was tall!”

Analysis, meaning and summary of Dorothy Parker's poem Healed

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  1. jacinta says:

    this poem is not “really bad”! It shows the typical transition that goes through women when being in love and coming out of the dream. Love truly is blind, and a women, when in love, usually thinks the sun shines out of the guy’s shoelaces and gets a rude awakening when she comes out of the ‘trance of love’. Dorothy’s poem gives an apt portrayal of this typical ‘love sympton’.

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