Matthew Holloway

Gold Star - 19,395 Points (10 June 1978 / Cheshire, England)

A Duel For Love - Poem by Matthew Holloway

I fought a duel for my love
And I lost the fight
I fell awkward unto the floor
Became blinded for a while
I lay and bled alone
In the gutter of my self pity
To have fought for love
And watched it become lost
Became a living hell
Constant my thoughts played on
Every encounter of that duel
Had a better man won
Of were it just a misfortune
Something I would later remorse
I became dishevelled for a while
The world held no care for me
And I held no care for it
The anger of a broken heart
Defeated in a duel for love
Time has passed slowly
And though the pain has eased
A deep scar remains
From a duel for love
I fought and lost

Comments about A Duel For Love by Matthew Holloway

  • Chris G. Vaillancourt (5/7/2014 12:45:00 PM)

    Such moving thoughts... expressed with such warmth and appeal... truly winsome (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 2, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, June 3, 2011

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