Lolita

August 7, 2014
By AugustSummerFling PLATINUM, Mylapore, Chennai, Other
AugustSummerFling PLATINUM, Mylapore, Chennai, Other
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Favorite Quote:
'For you, a thousand times over.' - Hassan, The Kite Runner

A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit.


He stops at her lips,
A halting red.

Yearns for a glimpse into those whirlpool eyes,
Desires to breathe in her candy pheromones,
Survives on the ambrosia in her indulgent kisses,
Sips the aphrodisiac on her polka dot skin,
All while seeking warmth in her tropical breath.

But she will vanish in the blink of an eye,
And he will search for his elusive muse,
A cesspool in her wake,
The forbidden fruit,
His Lost Lola,
Lolita.


The author's comments:
Inspired by Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita. Improv on my previous poem, 'Siren'.

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Mckay ELITE said...
on Oct. 9 2014 at 5:33 pm
Mckay ELITE, Somewhere, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do."
—Apple’s “Think Different” commercial, 1997
“Crazy people are considered mad by the rest of the society only because their intelligence isn't understood.”
― Weihui Zhou

I'm glad I read this poem because I just started reading this book a little while ago. (Can't wait to read it all.) Great details. It's taboo (if you know the context of the novel) but sen.sual as well. Nicely done. 

on Aug. 12 2014 at 10:32 pm
bastillewriter BRONZE, New Albany, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
We write to taste life twice; in the moment and in retrospect.
-Anais Nin

The best touch was the "halting red" of her lips. It made me pause. Perfect!!!!

on Aug. 12 2014 at 10:32 pm
bastillewriter BRONZE, New Albany, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
We write to taste life twice; in the moment and in retrospect.
-Anais Nin

Love. love. loooove. This poem. Each adjective added new mystery to the girl, and I felt like I was reaching out to her myself. Wow.




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