The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence

On Love and Being a Clove-Smoking Teen of the 90s*

*smoking is bad for your health

Photo by Isi Parente on Unsplash

The scent of a clove cigarette wafts up my nostrils. I’m perched on my bed, in this 5th month of a global pandemic: coronavirus.

It’s 2020. I turn 42 next Thursday.

The floral scent of orange and cinnamon permeates the air. From nowhere. From living memories. I glance at the…

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Aimée Gramblin

Aimée Gramblin

Memoirist-in-progress with the collective awakened and awakening consciousness. Love + Courage = Love Evolution. Creativity Fiend. Goofy by nature.