“Out of the millions of people we live among, most of whom we habitually ignore and are ignored by in turn, there are always a few who hold hostage our capacity for happiness, whom we could recognise by their smell alone and whom we would rather die than be without.”


2 thoughts on “Smell

  1. “hold hostage our capacity for happiness”… what an ill phrase that is! (I recommend you demand “proof of life” before paying the ransom.)

    • Jana says:

      I disagree! I think it’s very accurate in what it describes. I’ve had many people hold hostage my capacity for happiness, and I knew exactly what he meant.

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