"On the whole I am inclined to think that a witch should not kiss. Perhaps it is the not being kissed that makes her a witch; perhaps the source of her power is the breath of loneliness around her." - Emma Donoghue

S., 24, Italian. Kate is my internet handle and you can call me that. People scare me so I'll probably never talk to you even if I think you're cool, and if I do it'll be very awkward. English is my second language; I apologize for any mistakes.

I love a lot of things, including fairy tales, mythology, ladies who make music, ladies in general, history, languages. I watch a lot of movies and tv, I ship all the things, and I love Pokémon a lot.
 



when you say goodbye, my lungs ache filled with water — lovesongs for selkiesDOWNLOAD (or listen on 8tracks if the download link stops working)
the kissing gate - kíla; (instrumental)
sealwoman/yundah - mary mclaughlin; torn between sea mists and solid land / nights when I’ve ached for a human hand / I’ll come to you while the moon shines bright / but I must go free with the first streak of light
the maiden and the selkie - heather dale; lord, long have I loved you / as a selkie on the foam / I would gladly go and wed ye / and be lady of your home / but I cannot go into the ocean / I cannot go into the sea / I would drown beneath the waves, love / if I went along with thee
swim with me - noe venable; but nothing’s quite the same / bottom of the sea / nothing’s quite the same / since I asked him to swim with me
saltwater queen - the battle of land and sea; ship wrecked / bloody open sea / you whisper and cry in harmonies / for your saltwater queen
the selkie - iona leigh; she said I’d like to see the land / my feet have only felt wet sand / but when seven years and one day is done / back to the ocean I’ll return / his honour and word he gave her true / as clear as waters crystal blue / back to the sea I’ll let you go / for my heart it does love you so
seal jubilee - bat for lashes; the seals, they cried in jubilee / the sharks, they howled along with me / and birds, they flew into the wind / the whale, he roamed in the lonely sea / and I dived into you, I dived into you
you brought me up - méav; you brought me up and out of the water / you brought me up to forget / I had ever been, I could ever breathe / in the water under your heart
the great selkie - cécile corbel; for he came on night to her bed feet / and a grumbly guest, I’m sure was he / saying, here am I, thy bairn’s father / although I be not comely / I am a man upon the land / I am a silkie on the sea / and when I’m far and far frae land / my home it is in sule skerry
sea people - emilíana torrini; when I look into your eyes / I can breathe in water / like you / when you say goodbye / my lungs ache filled with water / cause I will always love you

when you say goodbye, my lungs ache filled with water — lovesongs for selkies
DOWNLOAD (or listen on 8tracks if the download link stops working)

the kissing gate - kíla; (instrumental)

sealwoman/yundah - mary mclaughlin; torn between sea mists and solid land / nights when I’ve ached for a human hand / I’ll come to you while the moon shines bright / but I must go free with the first streak of light

the maiden and the selkie - heather dale; lord, long have I loved you / as a selkie on the foam / I would gladly go and wed ye / and be lady of your home / but I cannot go into the ocean / I cannot go into the sea / I would drown beneath the waves, love / if I went along with thee

swim with me - noe venable; but nothing’s quite the same / bottom of the sea / nothing’s quite the same / since I asked him to swim with me

saltwater queen - the battle of land and sea; ship wrecked / bloody open sea / you whisper and cry in harmonies / for your saltwater queen

the selkie - iona leigh; she said I’d like to see the land / my feet have only felt wet sand / but when seven years and one day is done / back to the ocean I’ll return / his honour and word he gave her true / as clear as waters crystal blue / back to the sea I’ll let you go / for my heart it does love you so

seal jubilee - bat for lashes; the seals, they cried in jubilee / the sharks, they howled along with me / and birds, they flew into the wind / the whale, he roamed in the lonely sea / and I dived into you, I dived into you

you brought me up - méav; you brought me up and out of the water / you brought me up to forget / I had ever been, I could ever breathe / in the water under your heart

the great selkie - cécile corbel; for he came on night to her bed feet / and a grumbly guest, I’m sure was he / saying, here am I, thy bairn’s father / although I be not comely / I am a man upon the land / I am a silkie on the sea / and when I’m far and far frae land / my home it is in sule skerry

sea people - emilíana torrini; when I look into your eyes / I can breathe in water / like you / when you say goodbye / my lungs ache filled with water / cause I will always love you



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