Eternal Yet Ephemeral, Lust Comes Sharply Into Focus…And Fades
Playboy South Africa|May 2019
Eternal Yet Ephemeral, Lust Comes Sharply Into Focus…And Fades

Their lips are poised to meet in a classic gesture of pure desire.

Robert Coover
Her lips are soft and vulnerable, easily bruised, his more determined, principled, their mouths slightly open as though to ask a question. Do they know each other? It doesn’t matter. Only the imminent meeting of their yearning mouths matters. There is something gravely intimate about the moment, something almost sacred in its graceful choreography.

He is handsome in a rugged honest way; she is radiantly beautiful. A disembodied narrative voice is quietly cataloging: her heaving bosom, her flushed throat, her fluttering eyelids, her supple hips. Which could be where the man’s unseen hands are, just below the frame, these his general impressions. Are their lips moving? Perhaps they are whispering something to each other. Or maybe they simply like the feel of moving lips, brushing softly against their own.


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May 2019