Category SMELL

Spice Ace

Dying Easter eggs. Sipping Squirt and tequila at the kitchen table, a friend’s mother stirring a pot of mole, wisps of steam curling around her face. Limp petals clinging to thorny branches knocked about in the gray fall winds. Pizza! I zip from shelf to shelf, inhaling deeply. Thick summer twilight, mosquitos whining eeeeEEeeEeEEE, and […]

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Jacqueline Perfumery

I like to put the perfume in the crook of the elbow, see? This way, when you curl up and go to sleep, you smell it and it gets inside your dreams. To dream in scent. Smelling the crook of my own elbow, still floral and sweet after eight hours, I feel fairly certain that […]