Not all those who wander are lost...
He turns to me and says, “Why so serious?” Comes at me with the knife. “WHY SO SERIOUS?” He sticks the blade in my mouth… “Let’s put a smile on that face.” And…
W h y s o s e r i o u s ?
You call yourself a free spirit, a “wild thing,” and you’re terrified somebody’s gonna stick you in a cage. Well baby, you’re already in that cage. You built it yourself.
Sue Lyon / publicity still for Stanley Kubrick’s Lolita (1962) / photo by Bert Stern, London, 1961.
They didn’t cry until I left them.