The top-note when we met was
an essence creamed from honeysuckle,
it was from lavender and lily
we fell and next
we traded years of heart-notes
whiffs of forest pines
of cinnamon and cedar trees.
we built and next
we dropped to base-note cushions,
scents of amber, musk and cardamom.
now we rest
Magaly invites us to ponder strange questions in news at toads. I tried to write an answer to the question: Can humans smell beauty. For those unaware of perfume making the terms top note, heart note and base note came from how perfumes are “built”-
In honor of Galen I write this in 55 words exactly. I will also link up to poetry pantry tomorrow
February 16, 2018