my lips are chapped.symbolic. my lips hurt. and it hurts to speak. so i don't. there is so much i can't say because my chapping lips hurt. i don't have chapstick.symbolic. there is nothing to soothe my aching lips. so they are left chapped and ugly. ugly chappy lips. one voice. one opinionswallowed because it hurts too much to move my lips. symbolic. can you read the symbolism?maybe not.maybe. maybe one day i'll explain it. after my ugly chappy lips are once again soft.