One: My lipstick.
The shade is Heart’s Blood.
Morbid, if you ask me.
I wanted to know if it was really the color of heart’s blood so I bought beef heart and tried dabbing my lips.
I emailed to congratulate the lipstick company on their realism. They did not respond.
Some purses contain pens, stray receipts, and lip balm. This one’s more exciting. This light-hearted, urban fantasy follows a woman, whose purse is full of secrets with a quest to champion. “Thirteen of the Secrets in My Purse” was published in the May/June issue of Uncanny Magazine.