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When the daugther of the sea rises up to the air...

But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.

Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is a beautiful tale of love and sacrifice. I guess many will disagree with me but I always thought that there was something very empowering in the little mermaid’s struggle to be with her prince.

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Spiritual Memory and a Daisy

“There are many people who are more poetic and more sensitive than some of our best poets. What makes the poet unique is that he has a spiritual memory. 224 more words

A Poet's Education

The Mermaid's Garden -- in progress (4)

I finally worked up the courage to toss out my latest mermaid shadow box (pictured in the previous post). It was too dark down there. … 130 more words

Hans Christian Andersen

Quote of the day: Hans Christian Andersen

“Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.”

― Hans Christian Andersen, The Butterfly


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Hey guys, the last 2 days have been very busy with school/homework/field trips. I’m still catching up on readings and rest, but I’ll post tomorrow. For now, I’ll leave you with a short story that my Danish teacher shared with us. 719 more words


Fairy Tale Tuesday No.105 - The Elfin Hall

This is one of Hans Christian Andersen’s more obscure stories. It begins with several lizards gossiping eagerly about a ruckus taking place on the nearby elfin mound. 785 more words

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