Hannah FriesA poem by alum Hannah Fries (poetry, ’10) appears at The Cortland Review:

Sillage de la Reine

—a perfume reconstructed from the notes of Marie-Antoinette’s chief perfumer

Rhizomes from a Tuscan iris
cured five years, jasmine,
orange blossom, tuberose,
(bergamot to lighten the head),
perfect blend for a lover
of gardens and soft intensity,
petals’ sticky uncurling
in sunshine’s glaze.

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