grief took her hand and led her into the darkness. she was a faithful servant, breathing in the solitude, lettingnher misery rock her to sleep. someday she would crawl back into the light. but not yet. July 30, 2015.
Smells can be powerful triggers – they can instantly transport us back to moments lurking in our unawares. Even when we are not fully conscious of the original scent, it becomes known to us in the moment of our memories, if we pay attention. They can relax us into a blanket of safety or unsettle us to the core.