I sniff the air and smell the smells of men.
The young reek of life hard lived
Midlifers pong of life lived hard
The old no longer smell.

(Based on Faye Flam’s article, “Theory on age-linked odor passes sniff test–sort of”, in The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 5, 2012.)

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