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by Dorothy Parker

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

(1) Sea Level

As you've probably noticed, there aren't very many words in this poem – and they aren't presented in any complicated patterns. Those few words happen to be simple, small ones too. To top everything off, the speaker might not come out and say the word "suicide" but she makes her subject pretty darn clear.

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