Remembered Scent

 

Remembered Scent

 Car ignition

The motor and

a smell

long, long

forgotten

returned.

A long forgotten

scent

of him,

one loved deeply.

The same smell.

And we

remember.

The nose knows

and remembers.

 

 

Simon C.J. Falk 6 January 2020

Author: simonfalk28

Country lad, Focussing on verse.

3 thoughts on “Remembered Scent”

  1. Scents may be even more powerful than we realize. When my first boyfriend from high school found me again after 39 years, I couldn’t get enough of the scent of his skin. My nose would linger on his neck or wrist and I would inhale deeply. It was intoxicating. Yet on a conscious level his scent was very mild. I figured my sense of smell had imprinted on him at the impressionable age of 16. It’s a good thing he turned out to be a wonderful person, because I finally married him a few years ago.

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