You are brief and frail and blue-
Little sisters, I am, too.
You are Heaven’s masterpieces-
Little loves, the likeness ceases.

Analysis, meaning and summary of Dorothy Parker's poem Sweet Violets


  1. sarah: says:

    I chose this poem for an assignment for school and i thought it was a deep but easy to understand poem and i like dit

  2. Kat says:

    I think that this is an amazing way to emphasize nature’s perfection and beauty while showing mankinds’ imperfections and faults. What Dorothy Parker was probably saying, was that she saw this difference, and it’s very humbling to see.

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