Pieces of Poetry: Dorothy Parker

“In youth, it was a way I had,
To do my best to please.
And change, with every passing lad
To suit his theories.

But now I know the things I know
And do the things I do,
And if you do not like me so,
To hell, my love, with you.”

― Dorothy Parker, The Complete Poems of Dorothy Parker

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