The child smells everything in a state of newness. The innocence of the nose then makes for stronger memories now. It takes a little while to get the knack – To separate the scent of lawns from herbs – of winter from Christmas. This is the smell of being little, the importance of the difference between 6 and 7. It’s the aroma of being 6 3⁄4.
Tuberose, Mallow & Neroli