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Saturday Writing Prompt - 26th March - Perfume


Describe your favorite perfume and it's bottle.

How to use this prompt: Using the picture and heading, create a short story or poem incorporating it. There is no right or wrong 'answer' just whatever your imagination sparks from the subject.


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Lana O'Neill
Lana O'Neill
28 mar 2022

Thanks Mandy. Good subject. Perfume for me is like shoes for others!

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As I am not a floral scent kinda gal, so this particular aroma suits me well. The amber liquid has a warm spicy musky wood tone with a smoky vanilla balsamic top coat. I found this scent way back when, around my mid-twenties I would say. It is the only scent I have used from that point on. I hoard bottles just in case the line is discontinued - hopefully never!

As everyone knows a perfume changes with whomever wears it and this one complements me perfectly.

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Lana O'Neill
Lana O'Neill
28 mar 2022
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Obsession will never disappear!

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Lana O'Neill
Lana O'Neill
28 mar 2022

BALENCIAGA PARIS

From the moment my hand reaches out to grasp the bell-like flacon, a pleasant surprise begins to take hold. Soft angles of the warm glass nestle into my palm as every joint in the semi-circle of my thumb and index finger enmeshes it like two teenagers embraced in a kiss. The angles rise, as does my gaze, to a round apex cinched by a collar of creamy marble feathered with white tendrils. The collar, like a Victorian ruff, speaks to your status and my pliant attention stills for an introduction. Your Spanish heritage and your French home are enshrined in the marble as a crown of matte black jewels in a bold Arial display. Confident but not unkind.…

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I love the imagery and word usage in this piece. Well done.

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