Tuesday, December 31, 2002

The Definition Of Love Comments

Rating: 3.1

My Love is of a birth as rare
As 'tis for object strange and high:
It was begotten by despair
Upon Impossibility.


Andrew Marvell

Superbly shows the impossibility of some unachievable love by personifying two loves as stars and earth being paralell they can never meet.Though desperation is seen.

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Vincent Coster 17 June 2014

This poem strikes me because of the fact that it is about a love that can never happen. Here the poet is lamenting the fact that he is unable to enjoy the love he carries in his heart. It is a theme that I too would love to tackle.

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