„I, too, often shrivel the grey shreds,
Sniff them and think and sniff again and try
Once more to think what it is I am remembering,
Always in vain. I cannot like the scent,
Yet I would rather give up others more sweet,
With no meaning, than this bitter one.“

— Edward Thomas (poeta), Poem Old Man http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/old-man/
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