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The Classical Argument for LOVE

let me make an argument for love you can’t refute I want to win you I want you to be convinced I’m the best thing that there is give heed to this, my argument of logos for in that you will find peace it makes sense logical I can satisfy your needs a good arrangement I know the empty spaces of your heart I will make you whole completion is within reach I am here and what of ethos? am I credible? are you scared to trust in me? afraid you will break like before By others who were untrue stop keeping the score I am not of the same hue my color is faithfulness I will never let you fall ask anyone to testify of my honesty ask now believe I am the real deal rest in this my bed of honest devotion trust me in my eyes truth lives I am credible let my actions of the past now speak to you dispelling your doubt I am genuine never fear what can compare to pathos? my all-encompassing love? the oceans are impotent the “mighty” waves weak so unlike the mighty swells of my passion that pound that withdraw only to come crashing down stronger Leaving you gasping for breath pulling you under again and again tugging and churning helpless in my liquid arms the moon hides unable to compete with my love for you shamed by the brilliance of my devotion she gathers the stars my love can illuminate your way in the darkest night even the sun is no match to the fiery heat my passion ignites wilder than an inferno hot flares Oh….so....H O T it blazes with licking tongues of desire able to melt your restraint consuming let it set you on fire let it sear your heart let me smell the scent of your burning body in my unquenchable flame I implore you to consider my great love it is life it goes beyond life it is deep it goes beyond depth it goes beyond star embroidered veil of night it goes beyond the horizon of today tomorrow and eternity consider my love the logos ethos and above it all, pathos let them be my voice open wide your heart to me …today don’t wait surrender to me s u r r e n d e r to...M E Eileen Manassian Ghali

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Date: 7/7/2018 3:53:00 PM
Just came upon this incredible poem of yours...this is absolutely amazing and beautiful...So well done, Eileen...I loved it! Charlie
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Date: 8/8/2013 7:06:00 AM
Wow, you have a lot of reads on this one. It's great that you have had such a response. Well deserved.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/17/2013 12:14:00 PM
Thanks, Richard! :)
Date: 8/8/2013 6:24:00 AM
This one absolutely blew me away... I'm speechless, my desert orchid! Warm hugs from the heart, Jacko xoxoxox
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/8/2013 6:56:00 AM
Hey, Kenny..........Don't get blown away too far away! ;) All hugs are welcome....especially those from the heart!
Date: 8/7/2013 9:06:00 PM
Wow, I am overwhelmed. Each line a prime. With an intense message as if from God or nature herself. What a profound poem. Great write Eileen.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/8/2013 6:55:00 AM
Overwhelmed??? Thanks ever so much, Jon. It is so good to have you back! :)
Date: 8/7/2013 4:23:00 PM
Well done. I like how the avatar goes along with your poem. Nice touch
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/8/2013 3:52:00 AM
Yea...glad you noticed the avatar...It does fit doesn't it? Thanks for stopping by....
Date: 8/7/2013 2:43:00 PM
Ok...I surrender...;) How ya doin' sweet lady? Missed ya. This poem is a stunner!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/8/2013 3:51:00 AM
That was quick! ;) CALEB!!!!! Where you been, eh? Sweet lady missed you! Glad this stunned ya! ;) Hugs....stick around this time, ya heart?
Date: 8/7/2013 11:08:00 AM
ohhh, a beautiful mix of logic and emotion, eileen.... i am speechless; beautiful!..;) huggggs
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/8/2013 3:49:00 AM
You? Speechless at my write? HOW GLORIOUS! ;) Hugs, Nette!
Date: 8/7/2013 9:03:00 AM
Fantastic! I see Suzette really appreciated this wondrous piece as well. Way to go Eileen!
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/7/2013 9:09:00 AM
Richard....HI! Missed you yesterday! Is all well? Glad to see you again here on my page! Thanks for the encouragement! :) :) :)
Date: 8/7/2013 5:56:00 AM
expertly weaved together lovely Eileen well done Shadow x smiles
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/7/2013 5:58:00 AM
:) Thanks, Shadow! So glad you could stop by!
Date: 8/7/2013 5:53:00 AM
An accomplished piece of writing Eileen.Cleverly woven.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/7/2013 5:56:00 AM
Mustapha...thanks for taking the time to read and comment. I appreciate hearing from you! :)
Date: 8/6/2013 10:47:00 PM
"Applause! You have done Suzette Prime a great honour. It is a beautiful piece and deserves to be read more than once." This from Suzette Crous HERSELF! :) Imagine...what an age we live in. I get feedback from someone who INVENTED a new form of poetry. I'm THRILLED! :) Hugs everyone!
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Date: 8/6/2013 7:06:00 PM
Ooh-hoo-hoo, beware the unquenchable flame!! HOT-HOT-HOT, Eileen. I'm faving this one, girlfriend. I might need it soon to floor a potential (wink, wink). Good one, my friend. Huggies, Licia :-)
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/6/2013 10:49:00 PM
YES BABY...HOT IS THE ONLY WAY TO GO! ;) You do use it on that potential beau....You've got what it takes, my sweet...you lovely beautiful heart...what are these feeble little words. WOW him! HUGSSSSSSS
Date: 8/6/2013 6:35:00 PM
BRILLIANT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am speechless, dear Eileen my loving friend! You blow me away! XXXXXXX
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/6/2013 10:43:00 PM
WOW! Brilliant, eh? EH? All those exclamation marks as well....all those cute X's....you KNOW your audience well. HUGS back at ya, Kenny! :)
Date: 8/6/2013 5:30:00 PM
So Sven Ghali are you trying to hypnotize us into believing this equation for love is the answer to all our problems lol, if only it were this easy eh. Very dramatic write here Eileen. Take care, Richard
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Richard D Seal
Date: 8/7/2013 3:16:00 PM
I know
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/7/2013 9:39:00 AM
Ok....got to confess...it's not easy for me either, Mr Seal.... ;) I'm trying to hypnotize...In ideal worlds...utopia...these equations always work! ;) Thanks for stopping by, Mr Seal...Desert Orchid thanks you...
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/6/2013 10:42:00 PM
It's that easy with me....have a good day, Mr Seal.
Date: 8/6/2013 1:20:00 PM
Giving in...giving in. Do not surrender, just come undone. Do not give in, give your all. Let us sail together on this boat and ride it good. =D Double entendres for the WIN! This was a highly enjoyable piece to read. Great thought-provoking stuff. I'm sure your class had a field day on the topic.
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/6/2013 2:00:00 PM
Drake!!!!!!! You are here!!!! :) Liked what you read, did you? ;) (remember the winky?) I'm so so glad. Coming undone....For me.....that's the easiest part....Sail away!!!! :) I haven't shared this with my students....I can just imagine the reaction! Oh dear!
Date: 8/6/2013 12:13:00 PM
The classical Greek argument....logos (logic of the message), ethos (credibility of the speaker), and pathos (the appeal to the emotions). I teach this in my Argument Writing class....Nothing like the Greek method of formulating an argument. As you can readily see....LOGOS...logic, I'm short on...ethos...I start to warm up...Pathos...emotions....that is the greater part of my poem...Need I say more? ;)
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Eileen Manassian
Date: 8/6/2013 1:21:00 PM
;)
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Date: 8/6/2013 1:15:00 PM
NOPE! =D