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The Library's Aroma

Like a bookmark in time

By J. R. LowePublished 9 months ago β€’ 1 min read
The Library's Aroma
Photo by Giammarco Boscaro on Unsplash

Scents of past eras

linger on pages; their words

surpassing authors.


About the Creator

J. R. Lowe

By day, I'm a PhD student, by night.... I'm still a PhD student, but sometimes I procrastinate by writing on Vocal. Based in Brisbane, Australia.

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  • Naomi Gold8 months ago

    You perfectly captured a feeling and scent that I love so much, and why bookstores and libraries make me happy.

  • Babs Iverson9 months ago

    Outstanding!!! Loved it!!!

  • Mariann Carroll9 months ago

    Wow, nice description of books written before our time 😍

  • Cathy holmes9 months ago

    I can smell it. Very well done.

  • Harmony Kent9 months ago

    Ooh, there’s nothing like the smell of books! Wonderful poem, J R πŸ™‚

  • Kendall Defoe 9 months ago

    No one writes about this...and yet we do notice... Thanks for the olfactory interest! πŸ‘ƒ

  • Paul Stewart9 months ago

    Suckered in by the title and subtitle...and the poem did not disappoint! Exquisite stuff, well done!

  • suman mohan9 months ago

    Just beautiful!

  • Lori Melton9 months ago

    Love the imagery, great job! 😊

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