the luscious fruit give off
the sun-kissed scent of summer,
smelling at times like burnt
sugar cubes dipped in the sun,
leaving some of their fragrance in my hand.
the smell of green apples soothes,
this warm and sensual scent
conjures up homey pleasures.
tomatoes, red currants, leafy greens,
parsley and sage, picked fresh from the garden
mingles with an earthy musk scent.
Lush, juicy peaches invokes childhood memories
of homemade canned peaches
smothered in rich cream.
super sweet watermelon,
transports me instantly to
re-experience in all its splendor
a sense luscious time of delirious fun.
enhanced by berries, and florals,
elevate it above the edible realm.
an unexpected pleasing blend of aromas
soothes my soul and delight my senses.
Wisps of woody smoke drift
across the lavender-tinged sky
as the sun's glow fades into dusk.
A fairy tale ingredient
Left in the garden to steep overnight,
the fragrance of honeysuckle and rose petals
blends with the night air under the moonlight.