Bessie Coleman, 1892-1926
One can feel the rush of the props
and the cool air as it picks up the scent of violets.
Clouds scudding by in the azure sky;
weightless, yet filled with the promise of a glorious day.
The wind sings in the struts
as we bank gently over the fields.
Light leather stirs up from the
supple coat and gloves,
while garden flowers
Updated 18th April 2012 at 03:56 PM by kumquat
The color grey. Is it a perfect balance in the world of colors when none of them is dominating and all of them are the same? Or is it a result of eternal contest between the light and the darkness who reached their compromise in grey? Is it a color at all? Or just a shade? Or a shadow?
Gris Clair by Serge Lutens could be the answer to those questions. Smelling it reveals a beautiful picture in grey to my mind. I see seashore on a grey day with taupe coloured sand, steel blue water,
A soothing burst of lemon
from the sparkling island of Cyprus.
The fragrant cypress trees possess the lemon scent
within their craggy branches.
A swinging hammock;
my face in the cool shade
under the great trees.
Hot sand between my toes,
a fresh dip in the sea
and a picnic lunch with dry red wine.
Updated 17th January 2012 at 03:17 PM by kumquat
George Inness, Home of the Heron, 1893
Serge Lutens-Bois Oriental
Surging, throbbing waves of color
are the feathers in the woods.
These great wings of delight
carry me from tree to tree in a gust of
bronze and gold.
The cedars and the gentle pines,
caress the senses with smoke and
sap, coursing through their limbs.
Boozy, there in the sky, I am rocking
Updated 13th January 2012 at 07:29 PM by kumquat
According to MSN Entertainment, a newly found and previously unreleased Doors song will be out on Monday. The title? "She Smells So Nice"!
I have an idea for a new fragrance and campaign......
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