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Perfume Memories

by Ali SP 8 months ago in surreal poetry
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A poem about his scent

Image by Наталья Данильченко from Pixabay

It lingers still

Even after a few weeks

The scent that captivated me

The minute it infiltrated my nasal passages

And took all my other senses hostage

*

It trapped my mind in present time

As I slowly became intoxicated

By a potent mix of different odorants

Inoculating the air that cocooned me in

*

I knew it contained special powers

The very moment I inhaled it

As I lay here like a drug addict

Sniffing the dress I had worn

*

I can smell black cherry and amber

And other times I get hints of vanilla

These chemicals are having a narcotic effect

As I hold the dress even closer

*

It still smells so intense

Like it has been freshly sprayed

My mind focused on getting to that high

Despite it being a couple of days

*

I need it to take me back to the moment when

His hands held me tight

While we danced, our bodies intertwined

When I became so drunk on his pungent scent

*

Perfume memories will do that to you

It can transport you back in time

Just as it has me reminiscing

In desperate need of withdrawal

Until I am completely detoxified

...

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About the author

Ali SP

Ali has found a renewed passion for reading and creating. It is now a form of expression for her– another creative outlet which she works to improve upon.

https://www.instagram.com/art.ismyrefuge/

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