Saturday, 29 August 2015

Undine & Her Tempestuous Mind

She was a storm, almost always.









Lost in the middle of the great island, her skin dried and withered with her heart and she sang a lament for the ocean storms, the waves that had given her life and the wind that had blown her soul into being. 





With the autumn came the heather, and a strange new wind. The wind blew her southwards and when she awoke in the morning, her lover, the ocean greeted her and cradled her in it's arms. 




She longed never to become lost on land again, but instead to be engulfed by the waters and swallowed so that she may exist a part of it forever. She wanted it to be so much so that she would readily shed her skin and become only pure soul.



But she had a promise to keep. 






For now, her fate lay on the land. 
So instead Ocean visited her in her dreams, and some nights sang to her as she slept. 
She was haunted by visions of her past life and future life where there was no place for metal and smoke. 
She clung to those dreams for they were a promise.
That one day, she could shed her human skin
and be Undine again. 














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  1. There's a great flute piece by Reinecke called the Undine Sonata! All about the nymph Undine! You look pretty, these photos are charming!x

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    1. Thankyou Kezzie :) I've not heard of the Undine Sonata but I do enjoy Sonata's so I should look it up ^_^
      Laura Marling also has a song about an Undine which is great because I love her music and always admired her work so I was super happy when she wrote a song about one of my favourite creatures of myth :)
      The fog was so beautiful that day, I couldn't not run down to the beach and take photographs! x

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  2. I looooove these and is that a fresh flower crown?! I don't know what else to say except I love these (and that might be a bit too creepy) hahaha :)

    Cherie / sinonym

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    1. Thankyou Cherie! :D It's a dried flower crown from Ireland ^_^ (Etsy)
      I love it and wish it would last forever but it's sadly so fragile that everytime I wear it, it falls apart just a little bit more :(

      Thankyou for your kind words about my photos :) You don't sound creepy at all! :P I truly appreciate everyones kindness and time they've taken to look at my work so I thank YOU for giving me the motivation to share them :D xxx

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  3. Wow! Very beautiful pictures =] Was that water cold?

    emyii90.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Not at all! The air was chilly and damp with seamist and drizzle so it actually made the water pleasantly warm. Sadly not warm enough to fully submerge as I had hoped! :P
      x

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  4. Incredible talent. A very beautiful photo story, but then I wouldn't expect anything less with skills like yours. Thank you for sharing. <3

    - Laura

    https://eggshelldays.blogspot.com/

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    1. Oh shucks :P *waves face in a blushing, flattered lady sort of manner*
      <3 <3 <3 xxx

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  5. All of your posts are so incredibly beautiful. How on earth do you do it? Stunning photos, and a beautiful story!

    Mimmi xx
    Muted Mornings

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    1. Oh Mimmi :) You're lovely!
      I just make photo's about my part of the world ^_^ I think nature and the land/seascape is just so immensely beautiful that they speak for themselves - I'm just here to share with everyone how much joy and peace there is or try and give reality to a sort of fairytale world of my childhood that I desperately cling on to. I'm not sure. I've no idea what I'm doing really :P I just feel this burning need to photograph everything that brings me joy and share it! xxx

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  6. wonderful photos. i just discovered your blog and holy shizzles, i needed to follow. i'm in love!!

    Hannie Arden,
    huemorist.blogspot.com.

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  7. I just found your blog and I'm so glad I did. My family are actually from Cornwall but I haven't been back since I was four. Your posts make me long to visit no matter how grey the skies are over there. X

    Sally ~ DiagonSally

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  8. Amazing pictures sweetie! So romantic and peaceful! Love your floral crown too!
    xo,
    ohmydarlingdeer.blogspot.gr

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