Archivos por etiqueta: Dorothy Parker

Words of Comfort to Be Scratched on a Mirror

Helen of Troy had a wandering glance; Sappho’s restriction was only the sky; Ninon was ever the chatter of France; But oh, what a good girl am I! Dorothy Parker, The Collected Dorothy Parker

La función fática

Bueno, dijo el joven. Bueno, dijo ella. ¡Bueno!, ya estamos, dijo él. Ya estamos, dijo ella, ¿verdad? ¡Claro, ya estamos!, dijo él. Bueno, dijo ella. Bueno, dijo él. Dorothy Parkker (traducción de Octavio Paz).

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. Dorothy Parker.

General Review Of The Sex Situation.

Woman wants monogamy; Man delights in novelty. Love is woman’s moon and sun; Man has other forms of fun. Woman lives but in her lord; Count to ten, and man is bored. With this the gist and sum of it, What earthly good can come of it? Dorothy Parker.

Marte y Venus según Dorothy Parker.

MEN They hail you as their morning star Because you are the way you are. If you return the sentiment, They’ll try to make you different; And once they have you, safe and sound, They want to change you all around. Your moods and ways they put a curse on; They’d make of you another […]