A sudden scoop of Max's wet warm tongue
in her right ear startled her into activity.
There were only mellow hills honeycombed with olive groves, lemon trees and grapevines; the muffled din of diners feasting on homemade focaccia and risotto con frutti di mare; and the warm tongue
of the turquoise sea, licking swimmers with the salt of the Mediterranean.
Highly personal yet resisting diaristic cohesion, this approach remained intact a decade later in Su lengua tibia (His Warm Tongue
), 1990, in which self-portrait and scattered texts float uncertainly on an ambiguous sea.
Finally she finds Brecken and feels his warm tongue
and furry heartbeat and she loses her fear.
I'll eat mostly anything, but I remember a Scandinavian starter of warm tongue
stopped me in my tracks.