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Recovering My Sense Of Smell After Covid

I lost my sense of smell when I got Covid, which made me appreciate my favourite scents much more when my sense of smell returned.

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Ann, this is so beautiful. I have a lump in my throat. Once again, you have an ability with such ease to create a masterpiece in just a few words. The fragrances you chose to mention are...

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I Love To Breathe In

Ann D. Stevenson © more by Ann D. Stevenson

Published by Family Friend Poems June 23, 2022

Homely aromas
of freshly baked bread.
Scents of the garden
infused in my head.

Wiffs of the sea
whilst walking the beach.
Sniffs of freshness
from an apple or peach.

The essence of a baby
breathed in from its skin.
And my love, ah my love,
I love breathing you in.

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ABOUT THE POET:

Ann D. Stevenson only began writing after she retired, when she joined a Writing for Well-Being course. It was during a difficult time, as her husband had recently been diagnosed with cancer. She discovered that she really enjoyed writing, especially poetry. It was a real boost to her morale when Family Friend Poems began publishing her poems....

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Ann, this is so beautiful. I have a lump in my throat. Once again, you have an ability with such ease to create a masterpiece in just a few words. The fragrances you chose to mention are truly the best ones in the world for creating a warm, safe, contented feeling. The last lines are so romantic and so full of love. I love this. Bet you husband did too.
Pat Fleming

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