AUTHOR’S CORNER: Christmas Scentiments by Lynda McKinney Lambert


Christmas SCENTiments

by Lynda McKinney Lambert

from her book: Walking by Inner Vision: StExpensive Italian Shoes_Christmas Scentiments_poem_LLambert.JPGories & Poems, DLD Books, 2017.



All I want for Christmas is aroma therapy

beneath my fragrant Christmas tree.

“Chanel #5” casts a festive spell.  I want it!

Did I mention I’d like some kick-ass shoes, too?

expensive Italian shoes suit me best. I want them!

forget about those Elvin gifts and

get me Ferragamo, size 8   in soft brown leather.

handbags from Italy? yes, I want Sharif.

I admit I am a handbag snob – I WANT gifts from Paris, too.

just give me what I want and nothing less.

keep shopping till you drop, Dear Santa!

let me give you additional tips for what I want

Marilyn Miglin’s “M” perfume, Versace “Crystal

Noir” (with never ending desires)

or perhaps “Opium” to send me into a “Euphoria.”

“Pheromone” is an exotic fragrance – I want.

QVC is the best place to shop for scentiments – I can’t

resist ordering an extra bottle or two!

“send me the most expensive bottles” I say!

these days, even Santa’s reindeer shop on-line

up on the housetop the team takes a break

Vixen and Prancer order bottles of toilette

water for sweet-smelling girls like me!

“X – O – X – O –X” Kisses and hugs for you! Oh, remember

Yves Saint Laurant makes delightful scents but, I almost forgot- I want

“Zen White Heat,” the best Christmas Scentiment of all!



Signed: With never ending desires, I’m your girl. Lynda




Lynda is the author of 2 books:

*****Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems

© 2017 by Lynda McKinney Lambert. DLD Books.

This is the 2nd book authored by Pennsylvania artist, professor, and author Lynda McKinney Lambert. She invites readers into her world to discover the subtle nuances and beauty of a physical and spiritual world. She takes strands from ancient mythology, history, and contemporary life and weaves a richly textured new fabric. She uses images that are seen and unseen as she takes us on a year-long journey through the seasons.

All stories in this book were created after her sudden sight loss in 2007 from Ischemic Optic Neuropathy. Lambert invites us to see the world with new eyes.

Available in e-book ($3.99) and print ($14.95) from Amazon, Smashwords, and other sellers. Full details, free 20% text preview, and buying links:

Buy it


***** *****Concerti: Psalms for the Pilgrimage

© 2003 by Lynda McKinney Lambert. Kota Press.

Lynda authored this first full-length book in 2003. She created poems and stories from her annual journeys in Europe as she taught a course for college students in drawing & writing. This book is out of print but a few are available from the author:

Contact Lynda:

Amazon:  Buy it  Some copies available as used books.

This book is out of print. Occasionally, available from used book sellers at Amazon


Lynda’s stories & poems are published in a variety of Literary Magazines, Anthologies, and Books.  She is an award-winning writer. In 3027 she was nominated by Spirit Fire Review for Skirt Best of the Net Award in Essay. She was also a winner in the 2017-18 Proverse (Hong Kong) Prize for a Single Poem and it is featured in the anthology, Mingled Voices 2.


Lynda’s career and story is featured in the book, Artful Alchemy, edited by Ann Copeland, DLD Books, 2017.

Lynda has won awards for her fine art since she began her career in 1976.  She has won awards for the past 4 years in the InSights: international art exhibitions in Louisville, KY.

Her art works have been juried into international exhibitions in Osaka, Japan; Papua, New Guinea, and she has exhibited in over 400 exhibitions world-wide over her career. She creates talismans and wall pieces in fiber art.


She earned BFA and MFA degrees in Painting.

She earned a MA degree in English.

Her cross-discipline approach to her education and her life-long pursuits in fine art and writing, have opened a niche market for her creative works around the world.

Lynda’s newest full-length book of poetry, Star Signs: New and Selected Poems, is currently completed and she is ready for publication of this book that features sixty poems.

In addition: Lynda just completed her first Chapbook.  This little book of 16 poems with a wintry theme is called, first snow. Now ready for publication.


Lynda is married to Charles R. (Bob) Lambert. The couple have 5 grown children. Bob and Lynda live in a century-old home in rural western Pennsylvania.  Lynda works in her fiber studio and in her writing office daily. The couple have 2 rescued cats and 2 rescued dogs. They enjoy gardening and taking care of any feral cats that come for a meal or a safe place to hang out.



Lynda Lambert



Walking by Inner Vision:

Mailing Address:

104 River Road, Ellwood City, PA 16117





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1 Response to AUTHOR’S CORNER: Christmas Scentiments by Lynda McKinney Lambert

  1. Reblogged this on SCAN and commented:
    My POEM, Christmas Scentiments, is published in my latest book, Walking by Inner Vision: Stories & Poems. Thank you, Patty Fletcher, for featuring it today in Campbell’s World. The photo was taken by ME at the Andy Warhol Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, PA. My great-granddaughter, Delaunay Yaromey, had to take a break for her feet were hurting. This is what happens when FASHION and DESIRE override our common sense some times. Enjoy my poem!


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