Her Blue

Her blue, almond-shaped eyes – now even more elongated – had altered in appearance; they were indeed of the same colour, but seemed to have passed into a liquid state. So much so that, when she closed them, it was as though a pair of curtains had been drawn to shut out a view of the sea.

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Reeperbahn, Hamburg, Germany

From Marcel Proust’s The Captive and the Fugitive (1923-1925)

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