OctPoWriMo 2019 Day 8

Topic: scent

Prompts: evoke, trigger, sweet, sour, transfixed, transcend, embody

Form: sonnet or free verse

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I Smell a Rat

Hateful words-
-Rotten as a spoiled egg
-An unflushed toilet
-A dead rat in a wall
Trigger righteous rage

Urine scented concrete
Stale beer and ashtrays
Remnants of sprayed raid
Dog feces on shoes
Evoke childhood memories

I Smell a Rat
That is that

~RuthScribbles

#OctPoWriMo2019

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