Click here to read “Scent” by Sandra Kohler.

Sandra Kohler is the author of Improbable Music (WordTech Communications 2011), The Ceremonies of Longing (University of Pittsburgh Press 2003), and The Country of Women (Calyx Books 1995). Her work has also appeared in The New RepublicBeloit Poetry JournalPrairie SchoonerNotre Dame Review, and Cider Press Review. She received a PhD in English language and literature from Bryn Mawr College and lives in Dorchester, Massachusetts.