Love is...

Love is...

A Poem by Parsimony

...a many splendoured thing.  However, amongst them not a Eurasian.

Movies never bring the real thing, just an illusion, a mock showing.

© 2013 Parsimony

Author's Note

Critique on the 1955 classic movie.

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Clever choice of words. ^-^

Posted 9 Years Ago

They never get to the old meat and potatoes of it do they. What's the meaning of "among them not a Eurasian"? If you don't mind me asking. Cool poem

Posted 10 Years Ago

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10 Years Ago

The female protagonist is supposed to be Eurasian (ethnicity) but it's obvious she's just American p.. read more
So you mean zombies aren't real either than? lol Yeah, love can be elusive and sometimes for a really long time.

Posted 10 Years Ago

This is a beautiful free verse expression of an observation. There's a good flow of ideas here.

"Love is a many splendored thing" has a rhythm to it because its 0/0/0/0/ 0 being a non-accent and / being an accent. It's also the beginning of a well known song. Adding ed to splendor isn't legal, but its done anyhow instead of saying splendorous.

Posted 10 Years Ago

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Added on June 10, 2013
Last Updated on June 10, 2013




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