Instalasi Sastra

Rookie (February 26th 1983 / Central Java > Indonesia)

Love Defiled [answer To A Beautiful Poem Entitled ‘love Defined] - Poem by Instalasi Sastra

What love is, but an error,
Contagious in two egotistic mind,
Rising a malicious terror
For a veiling intention that unkind?

What is love, but a fear,
Covered in pure pathetic vow,
Which wrung the heart to spill a tear,
Leaving the soul disgrace below?

What is love, but a vassal,
Ruled by evil voices that murmur,
In malice aforethought abysmal,
But lurk by beauteous blur?

And what is love, but a tragedy,
Since Adam and Eve to Romeo and Juliet,
In love story of everlasting comedy,
Remnant of anguish silhouette?

So I will howl it under the full moon,
In every decayed flesh and tortured soul,
That love for me is perverted boon,
Alter me into a mortified fool.


Comments about Love Defiled [answer To A Beautiful Poem Entitled ‘love Defined] by Instalasi Sastra

  • (7/15/2008 11:58:00 PM)

    Interesting inversion of my original - practically a mirror image, contorting the original themes to reflect the harm and evil that can be caused by love gone wrong, or love misplaced. Vivid language - a few grammatical issues, but overall quite well done. Keep it up! (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 14, 2005


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