• Vol. 02
  • Chapter 04
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The colours reveal our differences:
Lips picked out in salmon pink,
like a bullfinch’s breast,
she is all subtlety and discernment.
Clashing beautifully with my red hair,
I stage a shocking pink rebellion.
Women of the world, we giggle,
show off our dressing-up box finery,
leave the lipsticks sentinel
before the weeping mirror.