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Common Scents

Through the screen, and silent as a cat,
A puff of breeze nudges at my back,
As if to say, 'I want a whiff of that.'

Hovering near the Sunday evening fare,
She quickly lifts the fragrance simmering there,
Sniffs,
And joyfully
Wafts it through the air.

POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
Of course I was in the kitchen cooking a Sunday dinner, when she impatiently pressed at my back, encouraging me to move aside so she could inhale the savory scents rising from the pot.
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Patricia Grantham 08 July 2013

I love this very mellow poem. Reminds me of my mother when she was cooking. When the stew she prepared is about finished she quietly lifts the lid so no one could hear it. Unfortunately that did not work, the aroma from the pot wafts out in the air anyway. hmm! hmm! good. Enjoyed this one.

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Valerie Dohren 25 June 2013

Delightful write, delicious.

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Paul Brookes 25 June 2013

HmmmmmI can just taste it yum yum ! 0/10 BB =: OD

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Gajanan Mishra 25 June 2013

good poem, I like it, thanks. I invite you to read my poems and comment.

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Sj Holland 25 June 2013

@Paul Brookes @Valerie Dohren Lol! You both make it sound extra delicious with your comments.

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Khairul Ahsan 29 March 2018

'A puff of breeze nudges at my back, As if to say, 'I want a whiff of that.'' - so wonderfully described! Loved reading this poem.

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Sj Holland 25 July 2013

@Heather Wilkins Thank you Heather. Yes, the puff of breeze thought the scents were yummy too!

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Sj Holland 25 July 2013

@Heather Wilkins Thank you Heather. Yes, the puff of breeze thought the scents were yummy too!

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Heather Wilkins 22 July 2013

its like a sunday dinner, with all those yummy scents comeing to meet you. nice touch

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Sj Holland 08 July 2013

@Patricia Grantham I'm so glad it brought back fond memories for you. I delight in reading it over and over. One of those that just sprung forth on it's own, wanting to be birthed.

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