This isn’t about lipstick.

Wear the goddamn lipstick, I told myself.

Wear the lipstick.

You’re only here for a little while.

One day, no one will ever see you smile.

Again.

Wear the lipstick, if that’s what you choose.

Who cares if it’s not “your” style. You make the rules.

You don’t like lipstick, okay that’s fair. Let’s do some new analogies.