Let another cross his way-
She’s the one will do the weeping!
Little need I fear he’ll stray
Since I have his heart in keeping-

Let another hail him dear-
Little chance that he’ll forget me!
Only need I curse and fear
Her he loved before he met me.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Dorothy Parker's poem Mortal Enemy


  1. janet says:

    it was cool/i guess that he did her wrong so she wrote that. if a guy does me wrong bu bye forever

  2. Michael Galiano Jr says:

    i love it i love them all there all really cool

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