Threnody

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


A Carpe Diem Prompt with inspiration from Mark Redfearn.

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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

    JzB

  2. kaykuala says:

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

    Hank

  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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