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Portia StLuke

"Mermaid" by Portia StLuke

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 October 2009.  Traditional media (mixed) on paper.


"Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare to eat a peach?
I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.
I have heard the mermaids singing, each to each.

"I do not think that they will sing to me.

"I have seen them riding seaward on the waves
Combing the white hair of the waves blown back
When the wind blows the water white and black.

"We have lingered in the chambers of the sea
By sea-girls wreathed with seaweed red and brown
Till human voices wake us, and we drown."

-T.S. Eliot (1888–1965).  From "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," published in "Prufrock and Other Observations,"  1917.

7 Nov 2009:-) Anne Wipf
Beautiful 1
23 Sep 2010:-) Tom Draco Noir Taylor
Attractive and dangerous! Very nice shading and details, and a unique look to this siren.Is she looking for true love or tempting another hapless victim? I think I will just stand at a safe distance and throw her a sardine.
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 • Created by: :-) Portia StLuke
 • Copyright: Creative Commons LicenseThe work 'Mermaid' by Portia StLuke is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 Sweden License.
 • Keywords: Mermaid, Siren
 • Categories: Mermaids, Leviathans, Underwater Creatures
 • Techniques: Watercolour, Mixed Media
 • Submitted: 2009-10-15 22:24:49
 • Views: 2593
 • Resolution: 865x1050

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