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Love in Use

By: Ardis E. Parshall - January 23, 2014

Love in Use

By Yvonne Adamson

They said,
“Love dulls when its
New wears off.” I know now
Love warms and glows when the blinding
Glare’s off.

(1936)



3 Comments »

  1. That’s a weird little poem. Free verse, and its brevity makes the lack of meter feel rather irritating. Well, actually, it can be read in dactylic meter, but I’m still wondering if I missed something.

    Comment by Amy T — January 23, 2014 @ 1:34 pm

  2. We can settle for weird.

    Comment by Ardis E. Parshall — January 23, 2014 @ 2:33 pm

  3. But it’s a very nice thought.

    Comment by Carol — January 23, 2014 @ 11:10 pm

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