The Paper's Leaves

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
A free form poem for those among us who are enraptured by the scent of books.

Submitted: April 15, 2019

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Submitted: April 15, 2019

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There's a rare sort of scent

that permeates places

where precious scripts lie,

a crinkled taste

hanging heavy and inviting,

like flowers in pregnant bloom

or the saline tang of ocean spray,

campfire by moonlight

or the perfume of lover's laugh,

all tucked in sacred safety

between the paper's leaves. 


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