Language of the Sea ~ to the Lighthouse


Perhaps for too long we believed we were mere objects in the mirror, objects to others.  Now, as with the timelessness of waves, the beach, the ever-changing tides… she could become the Subject.

“ that the monotonous fall of the waves on the beach, which for the most part beat a measured and soothing tattoo to her thoughts seemed consolingly to repeat over and over again…” ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse




4 thoughts on “Language of the Sea ~ to the Lighthouse

  1. I believe always there have to be anyone who understands. There just has to be someone who wants…

    like always , beautiful words and images, Lady ( with warm smile at you)

    • Twoje słowa są rodzaju Pani Dalloway – Dziękuję

      “I tried to discover, in the rumor of forests and waves, words that other men could not hear, and I pricked up my ears to listen to the revelation of their harmony.”
      ― Gustave Flaubert

  2. Well did you say it
    Did you mean it
    Did you lay it on the line
    Did you make it count
    Did you look ’em in the eye
    Did they feel it
    Did you say it in time
    Did you say it out loud
    ’cause if you did hun
    Then you lived some
    That feeling inside
    That’s called satisfied

    • Thank you for visiting here.
      “What is the meaning of life? That was all- a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years, the great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one.”

      …“She felt… how life, from being made up of little separate incidents which one lived one by one, became curled and whole like a wave which bore one up with it and threw one down with it, there, with a dash on the beach.” ― Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse

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