We see mouths every day, we don’t hide them, they serve us to talk, to eat, to smile… It is said that one of the reasons we get excited when we see bodies is because we hide them. Not so in the case of the mouth. A simple oral gesture from the person we like can take us to heaven. In Flaubert’s book Passion and Virtue there is a phrase that I think sums it up well: Virtue evaporates very quickly in front of the smile of a mouth that we love.

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