Tagged: smell

the first dozen green

the first dozen green
apples of the year are marked
for apple sauce – just

before the guests arrive, sweet
cinnamon filling the room
.
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on days that smell like

the scent of soap and

the scent of soap and
lotion, interrupted by
that of the waters

from the canal – a curious
mixture, even for a poodle
.
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this must be the place,

this must be the place,
said one creature to the other,
the aroma of

apples and spice cooked over low
heat escaping into the yard
.
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an olive branch smells

there is something so

there is something so
unappealing
about riding
around in your
mercedes – the
sickly smell of
the leather interior,
the aimlessness of the
rides, and the sudden
shifts between
baiting, berating,
and boasting
.
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on bread alone, we

on bread alone, we
feel invincible and smell like
a bit of heaven
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: invincible

three doors

you came back to the

you came back to the
city from a week at the
lakes smelling
different, new. at first
we thought it was
nature, the woods,
fresh air, and then
maybe the hotel soap.
by evening, we
identified it as
sunscreen and,
while you unpacked, i
was able to put away
the thought of
separation, restock
the shelf behind
our bathroom
mirror with all
of your familiar things
.
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