Heritage – Poem by J Aislynn d’Merricksson

Dr J Aislynn d’Merricksson

I love the smell of old places.
It is the smell of history,
the scent of fading memory,
the echoes of times long gone.
It wraps around one like gossamer spidersilk,
invisible, ephemeral, yet tangible with all the
weight of decades, centuries, millennia.
It is the scent of coming home.

About the Poet

Dr J Aislynn d’Merricksson is a university graduate with a BA in Anthropology, and both a Masters and a PhD in Philosophy. She has been an avid, albeit shy, writer of both poetry and creative fiction for over two decades, and is a published author, with several books to her name. 

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