Jennie S. Redling Poems


by Jennie S. Redling

‘Scent’ by Jennie S. Redling is a reflective poem that tells us about the speaker’s unrealized ambition that is causing her agony.

Jennie S. Redling is a contemporary American poet best known for her poem 'Scent.' The poem is a wonderful example of her use of language, imagery, and interest in contemporary poetic techniques, like free verse poetry. Although this is not a well-known poem, it is a great example of Redling's verse that is well-worth reading for anyone interested in exploring themes like the past, memories, and unfulfilled dreams.

My finger

Stroke old artwork,

Programs I designed once to

Align myself with small theatre companies

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