Who will love you?
Who will fight?
Who will fall far behind?
This is the narrator starting back at square one. These could be general questions, or directed at the speaker or old lover. These questions about love could just be asking who will be defeated by love? and who will fight until the end? and who will be the cause of that outcome?
It’s hard to determine if the who in this series of questions is directed internally or externally. If internally, Vernon may be splitting up his persona into the part that wants to fall into despair and the part that wants to fight for the relationship. If external, Vernon may be agonizing over what his current girlfriend’s future prospects look like.
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