Emmanuel George Cefai

Gold Star - 6,366 Points (12th March 1955 / Victoria, Gozo)

The Agony Of Love - Poem by Emmanuel George Cefai

The agony of love
The agony of decision
The agony of defeat
The agony of pain


Comments about The Agony Of Love by Emmanuel George Cefai

  • Gold Star - 11,763 Points Daniel Brick (6/8/2014 2:42:00 AM)

    In this quatrain three nouns proceed from the first in the series, namely love; they are decision, defeat, pain. They could describe an agon or conflict, for example, a man falls in love, it is his decision to pursue happiness with a certain woman, but she rejects him and this defeat of his decision to love causes him acute pain. OR a man has a Strangelove for power and he decides to lead a coup against what appears to be a weak governing body, but their forces prove to be tougher than expected: his rebellion is defeated and he is painfully tortured to death by the ones he expected to easily dispose of. And so it goes that just five words can describe a variety of lives and destinies. (Report) Reply

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