Tag Archives: scents

I Know a Bank

It’s the time of year when wildflowers appear along verges, in thickets, under hedges, all over the fields … the earth in all its glory … I KNOW A BANK where wild thyme tosses clouds of perfume trumpets of morning … Continue reading

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Lavender haiku

I dry lavender to stash with linen, make lavender jelly, put lavender in baking, use its oil on my pillow for a good night’s sleep … It not only smells lovely, lavender is useful for so many things … A … Continue reading

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Lilac

The full, heavy, heads of lilac weigh down the branches, bending under rain, lifting in sunlight. I love the scent of the flowers, and this poem is a rondeau … A LILAC where lilac leans its purple weight,         honey-seeking bees … Continue reading

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The Purple Garden

We have a lot of lavender in the garden. I have dried enough lavender to make breads, jellies, sachets, and more. I love the smell of it, and a couple of drops of lavender oil on my pillow help me … Continue reading

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