Friday, April 10, 2009

At 5.15am today

Emotions can be good or bad. They tend to always be strong and may even control you to an extent, but did you know that you can smell emotions? This outstanding poem by Amilia Snow illustrates that emotions can be smelled.  

At approximately 0515 hours today,

I picked up a scent in the air,

It was sweet & tangy, 
familiar & nostalgic,
yet, suddenly saddening.

Only for a fleet moment,
then it disappeared without a trace.

I came to a conclusion.

Judging on the facts that
it made my nose twitch,
my heart turn, wallowing.

I guess,
I had just nosed a sense of loss
for the beautiful times I once had...