"the sailors
carry the stories and
bodies of these women-myths.
they listen to the
watery music
the lorelai lends
to the salty deck air,
they blame it for
the blue-coal desires they feel
and fuel
in the nests
of their reddened rib cages..."

-murmuring rock 

Read the rest of the lorelai's story through Fickle Muses [x

Pictured is John William Waterhouse's Mermaid

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