Mihaela Pirjol

Lust Doesn't Last - Poem by Mihaela Pirjol

Lust is lust
And doesn't last.
When I thought that lust is Love,
I found out that I don't love.
As I tried the lust to humanise,
That I barely care, I realised.
So sweetly I did melt — madly in fire!
What for?
If Lust is only an illusion I desired.

Topic(s) of this poem: love and dreams, lust

Form: Free Verse

Comments about Lust Doesn't Last by Mihaela Pirjol

  • (3/28/2017 9:02:00 AM)

    An astute analysis
    stated so beautifully.
    I am convinced you are right
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (6/3/2016 8:59:00 AM)

    Yes! To love is better than to lust. Nice work. (Report) Reply

  • Chinedu Dike (12/25/2014 5:42:00 AM)

    Lust is a highly volatile emotion fueled by vain glorification of beauty or sexual magnetism. It endures for a while before making its exit leaving the victim wondering why he/she felt that way. A nice train of thoughts encapsulated into a good poem. Thanks for sharing. Please read my poem ANC AND THE STRUGGLE. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Poem Edited: Monday, January 30, 2017

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