Sonntag, 9. September 2012

dc SWIM


... Like the very first moment 
when the plane lift off and I am pressed into the seat
when the cinema hall dimmes and the grand drape opens
Like the very first moment of the view on an area of water... 
and then, when I do my first swimming stroke
 I am somewhere else.


In my life I swum closet in a bath at night
Jumped off a wooden plank in icy water of a mountain lake (and risked a cardiac arrest)

And I bathed in the nude of a Monkpond...




water lilies before my eyes
cool sea-green chuckles at my tummy
climbers on the legs 
love in the air




Pastel drawing from vague recollection.
Rachel is our pool supervisor with the refreshing theme SWIM.
Please take a look at more swimmers by her waterside.




Who is our next host?
 





Kommentare:

  1. i like that Ariane, forget about everything,grab that dream and live it from head to toe, and yes your pastel shows 'you're somewhere else', somewhere heavenly

    but bathing in a Monkpond!? o my imagination ;) x

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  2. it's lovely how you put it like, 'i am somewhere else'. it is a powerful sentiment, being able to feel somewhere else. it is the imagination popping to life for just a few flimsy seconds, and it is deep... you make me long for water, honey...
    n♥

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  3. you sure love the water
    your words bring me to magical places
    water lilies
    and nude in a Monk-pond
    wauw....

    love
    Patrice A.

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  4. Lovely, dear Ariane. Everything looks and sounds so dreamy and almost like a fairytale. I love the pastel drawing, it's so delicate.

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  5. I have swum in a green lake ( made of smelted ice ) in the middle of a green forest. I felt like a nymph ( unfortunatelly R tok photos and I looked mostly like ...well not a nymph in any case ) but I know what you mean "I am somewhere alse"

    It seems to me we both love the water

    Are those your watercolours? They look so dreamy : )

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  6. so sanftes, weiches wasser - bildschön wie die seerosen!
    viele grüße, mano

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  7. Ganz zauberhaft wie du einen in eine märchenhafte Welt verführst - und die Seerosen kommen mir doch sehr bekannt vor ;)
    xo Barbara
    P.S. Als Jugendliche bin ich mal im Mittenwald in einem türkisgrünen See geschwommen, das war der Wahnsinn und deine Bilder erinnern mich daran!

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  8. Ariane, your pastel drawing really does capture the idea of vague memories.
    Your words are so beautifully written. Love in the air gives me goosebumps!
    Happy week to you. xo Carole

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  9. So soft and delicate
    this watery green memory, Ariane -
    apt portrayal
    of vague recollection
    of an enchanted time. -sus

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  10. Ariane you pastel painting captures a moment of feeling. To me it is bliss and a calming feeling. I like the calm colors of this. I have never drawn anything based on memory. I'd like to try it some time. And I have never swum in the nude. Not yet anyway...
    Talk soon, Norma, xo

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