Wisps of memory
Floating on the winds of time
Father’s aftershave

A Carpe Diem Prompt with inspiration from Mark Redfearn.


About ewdupler

Gene is an avid outdoorsman, loves reading and is known to put pen to paper (well, he types) as an amateur poet.
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7 Responses to Threnody

  1. jazzbumpa says:

    there is such a strong connection
    between memory and the sense of smell
    great capture


  2. kaykuala says:

    The memory of an endearing one lingers on. It’s always someone close to the heart. Nicely Gene!


  3. WabiSabi says:

    Oh yes! My father smoked cigars and , for me, the smell of cigar smoke always brings his memory to my mind!

  4. I came up with a same kind of reference to a after shave, nicely written haiku.

  5. 4joyjoanne says:

    I love when my those memories are triggered…

  6. Cathy Tenzo says:

    Yes, certain scents remind me of those long gone.

  7. Scents carry so many memories…

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