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.


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.
© J Cosmo Newbery 2017

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  1. AnonymousJune 18, 2017

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

  2. That was a delightful read. Greetings!

  3. AnonymousJune 18, 2017

    nostalgia for the nose - lovely!

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

  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

  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.)

  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!

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


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