So many shades of lipstick

So many shades of lipstick
lined up on the shelf,
as many and various as
the lost fruits of Paradise:
but which is the colour that
Adam took from the lips
of Eve?

 

(Julian O’Dea)

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Roman Lance on June 26, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Purple, I think. It being a penitential color.

    Reply

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