Sunday, June 18, 2017

1037 - Granny


Three Word Wednesday requires participants
to use the three words of the week in a composition.
The words this week are: 

pasty, revel, scent

A pasty is a type of pie, 
especially from Cornwall.
Camay was a brand of soap.


Granny

The scent of Camay—
Transports me back through time.
Grandmother's bedroom.


The smell of pasties.
She flaked the vegetables.
Serve crispy, with sauce.


A young tearaway?
A youth of wild reveling?
I can but wonder.
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© J Cosmo Newbery 2017
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15 comments:

  1. The scent of pasties revel in my mind as I read these haiku

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  2. That was a delightful read. Greetings!

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  3. nostalgia for the nose - lovely!

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  4. It's good to be transported back to those memories

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  5. Oh, I remember that Camay smell too! Funny how scents can transport a person through time. And...lucky is a person who has had HOMEMADE pasties--makes my taste buds yearn!

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  6. We always remember with fondness the people who loved us. Nice ~!

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  7. Nice snippets like locks of hair or diary entries left.

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  8. I had forgotten Camay....a scent from my past.

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  9. Somewhere, in the attic of my brain, I remember Camay ... and I would surely revel in having some pasties today! Good write.

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  10. There is nothing more efficient scents to evoke a memory....

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  11. I like how you associate scent with memory here.. Beautifully penned.

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  12. Oh gosh, your Camay and home-made pasties have taken me straight back to my own childhood. What pleasurable scents! (They don't make soaps or pasties like that any more. Nor wild revels either, lol.)

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  13. We should never think that other (older) people lived lives different from our own, they had their adventures and indiosyncrasies too. Doing family history you often find this out!

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  14. You've made me hungry... a nostalgic for my grandmother's kitchen.

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