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I Wanna Be Like Dorothy Parker

Strong, smart, funny, talented, self-sufficient, sexy... 16 People

    Indian Summer

    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!
    Bananafone Bananafone 46-50, F 3 Responses Feb 20, 2009

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    My Dad And Dorothy And Robert Benchley

    My father was good friends with Miss Parker in 1943 before he shipped out to India during WW2.He used to make the "Cafe Society" rounds with Dorothy and Benchley in New York.  Unfortunately, he never made it back from the War, but he left a lot of good stories with Mom. ...
    1keygrip 1keygrip 66-70, M Jan 5, 2010

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    Time Doth Flit

    Dorothy Parker: One word really only does justice to sum her up and that's stunning. I'm not, so wouldn't it be fantastic to be more like her?
    Yellowrhapsody Yellowrhapsody 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2008

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    For You, From One Who's Tried It

    Résumé Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren't lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well live.  - by the incomparable Mrs. Dorothy Parker Thanks, Dottie!
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F Apr 28, 2008

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    Collected

    I´m constantly re-reading and dipping in her collected works. my boyfriend bought it in a beautiful edition with really funny drawings and Dorothy´s essence very well captured. Her poems ment more to me when i was younger, but her short stories mean more as I get...
    Joelisa Joelisa 26-30, F Aug 8, 2009

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    I Collect First Editions

    I collect books and one of my prize possessions is the first edition of Dorothy Parker's collected poems. I gave it once to a friend to read and after I didn't hear anything of it any more I ventured so far as to ask it back from her. My friend was suffering from cancer treatment...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    Hmmm......

    "What fresh hell is this?" she said as she sipped her gin and tonic. (Heavy on the gin....whatever do you mean you put tonic in it?)
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F Apr 17, 2008

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    Smart, Funny, Talented..so Ahead of Her Time

        Dorothy Parker: "One Perfect Rose"         A single flow'r he sent me, since we met. All tenderly his messenger he chose; Deep-hearted, pure, with scented dew still wet-- One perfect rose. I knew the language of...
    NebulaNoxx NebulaNoxx 51-55, F Apr 8, 2008

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    Imitation

    And I was...kind of.  The majority of my friends were male.  We'd sit around a table at a restaurant or someone's house and have these deep and involved conversations-we'd get drunk and I'd smoke cigarettes-yes I've quit.  I know how bad it is, but at that time in my life It...
    mistressmonique mistressmonique 46-50, F Mar 6, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    Resumé, a poem by Dorothy Parker: Razors pain you; Rivers are damp; Acids stain you; And drugs cause cramp. Guns aren’t lawful; Nooses give; Gas smells awful; You might as well...
    ValR ValR 41-45, F Aug 23

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    "By the time you swear you're his, Shivering and sighing. And he vows his passion is, Infinite, undying. Lady make note of this -- One of you is lying." - Dorothy Parker I can't...
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    Ever since I was 7i always tried on girls clothes. When I was 8 I was at the store to get Halloween costume and the store was huge. When I got there we went right in to go look at...
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    I don't know where to start, i mean, i'm surprised that i come here to share my experience... I'm not someone how can really talk about the problemes that i struggle with in my...
    Ousss Ousss 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Tonight might be the night you might mess around and fall in love and i might be the type that will make you wanna fall in love.
    QueenNicki12 QueenNicki12 16-17, F 3 hrs ago

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    I'm incredibly bored right now. Someone my age wanna talk?
    BoredNerd BoredNerd 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I'm bored and horny. Anyone wanna chat! Msg me :)
    JourneyJames JourneyJames 22-25, F 9 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Okay... not everybody will think like me, but I really like what Spiderman have become (Spoilers!) since Otto Octavius took over his body... But I just hate it, at the same time...
    Litany43 Litany43 16-17, F Aug 26

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    You may not have saved a lot of money in your lifer but if you have saved a lot of heartache for other folks you are a pretty rich man Seth Parker
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    1982 An Officer And A Gentleman, great moving story with Richard Gere and Debra Winger. I admit I teared up at the end after not seeing this movie for like ten years. You want to...
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    hello i am Nate, Nathan Pronovost I am 16 now this isn't a experience i had or anything like that i just wanna tell my ideas to everyone and try to change this world into the...
    Nathan610 Nathan610 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I ain't afraid to drown, if that means I'm deep up in your ocean, yeah Girl I'll drink you down, sipping on your body all night I just wanna take your legs an' wrap them round Girl...
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    I'm gonna make a mistake I'm gonna do it on purpose I'm gonna waste my time 'Cause I'm full as a tick And I'm scratching at the surface And what I find is mine And when the day is...
    RedOctagon RedOctagon 22-25, F Sep 2

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    I always think that an average person is an idiot, that's why the world has become such a place of selfish peope where people are distinguished on the behalf of their luck, there's...
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    I've seen an anorexic biography on youtube and how hard it is for them to eat and how hard it is for them mentally and that it gets them suicidal. But I wanna be stick thin! I will...
    genejanexx genejanexx 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 24

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    i remain confuse most of times ,should i do or not ...?is it good to do according to god ,is it allowed according to god ,is it right to do ... if i get a chance to meet god once...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M Aug 30

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    i have friends online that live somewhere else in the world and on a different time zone then what i am. guys are mostly perverted. i got so much on my mind i wanna be alone... but...
    catsrule5678 catsrule5678 16-17, F Sep 1

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    if u want to be loved by some one then first u need to love urself ,if u wanna help some one then first u need to help urself ,if u wanna know this universe then u need to know...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    oh I'm not addicted to drugs I'm addicted to being hurt It may seem berserk But none of these stress relievers work popping pill after pill trying to get my head straight...
    sheisthesongthatnooneshallsing sheisthesongthatnooneshallsing 18-21 1 Response Aug 26

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    hey i wanna say everyone ... it's me rev414 ...my friends know me very well ... yet i wanna say i have only one id in current ie rev414 but some one is continuously making ids from...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 20

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    Only been talking to men on here... Really wanna chat with some ladies tonight, if you wanna have a little fun inbox me(;
    NicoleeXOXO NicoleeXOXO 18-21, F Sep 4

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    Lol I don't wanna do my homework. Who wanna chat?
    gmaingemail gmaingemail 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I like to give comforting words. Assure people that everything is going to be okay. Tell them the world would not crumble from that one tiny mistake. Tell them it is a free world...
    Kywen97 Kywen97 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I wanna try bungee jumping, riding the scariest roller coaster in the amusement park, or sky diving at least once no matter how terrified I am, I think I should experience...
    NelielVonSchweetz NelielVonSchweetz 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 20

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    I just wanna, I just wanna knowwww Are you gonna, are you gonna stayyyy I just gotta, I just gotta knowww I can't have it, I can't have it anyyyy otherrrr wayyyyy I swear she's...
    WanderingEcoFaerie WanderingEcoFaerie 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I just wanna be me without someone trying to change me or make me act fake. Like hello I'm not meant to be perfect I'm meant to be real
    TimePrincess TimePrincess 13-15, F Aug 26

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    i really like sex ..but i did not do so many times ,but in real i like real sex ,i have done so many times in cam as well but that's not like that i want to ... btw i am not here...
    rev429 rev429 18-21, M Aug 30

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    poker7777 poker7777 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Hi, i'm a bisexual male, 15 years old and sorta confused. I wanna know if this girl likes me. Here's the details: i knew this girl for 8 years, but recently since highschool...
    ajgamer ajgamer 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 2

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    Rawr1807 Rawr1807 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    September 4???? wanna know.. -_- i dont wanna remember that i had. the same. bday with our school head
    PartyPoison04 PartyPoison04 13-15, F Sep 10

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    Ugh, why does it have to be me? Why do I always get treated like this?... I just wanna cry..
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 11

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    I already speak 3 languages .. Arabic,English and hindi and very little French and very very little Dutch but i do really wanna learn French and Dutch so I can speak 5 languages...
    farnoush farnoush 26-30, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I wanna be sedated, just to know what it feel like
    LovelyDeadly LovelyDeadly 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    am looking forward to make new friends on ep. i'm a boyishly like girl who wanna meet and know girls mostly, attracted to honest cute girls ;p am lesbo feel free to chat with me...
    niko0o niko0o 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Any girls out there wanna sext
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