install theme

The Selkie's Song|Enchanted Fairytale Dreams



Selkie women are the women you don’t understand. They are the women who know that they belong to another tribe, in another element. And so they seem as though they don’t belong in yours – and they don’t. They are the women who live by other rules and values, because their rules and values are different from those of this world. They are the women who sometimes seem to be listening to other voices, or music you can’t hear, or the call of distant bells. There is a faraway look in their eyes.
Selkie women are the ones who look as though they came out of faerytales, because they did. The ones who look at the sea longingly, who look at the sky as their home. They do not fear death. They only fear imprisonment. Selkie women are the ones you can’t keep.— Theodora Goss.[Artwork by Annie Stegg.]

Selkie women are the women you don’t understand. They are the women who know that they belong to another tribe, in another element. And so they seem as though they don’t belong in yours – and they don’t. They are the women who live by other rules and values, because their rules and values are different from those of this world. They are the women who sometimes seem to be listening to other voices, or music you can’t hear, or the call of distant bells. There is a faraway look in their eyes.


Selkie women are the ones who look as though they came out of faerytales, because they did. The ones who look at the sea longingly, who look at the sky as their home. They do not fear death. They only fear imprisonment. 

Selkie women are the ones you can’t keep.
— Theodora Goss.




[Artwork by Annie Stegg.]
146 notes
  1. untitledoddsandends reblogged this from faeryhearts
  2. omglittlemissribbons reblogged this from faeryhearts
  3. goodnight-darlin reblogged this from brandyleetennessee
  4. brandyleetennessee reblogged this from faeryhearts
  5. platinumblondebelvedere reblogged this from faeryhearts
  6. lanam-fecit reblogged this from wolfbabies
  7. benditolobo reblogged this from wolfbabies
  8. edtify reblogged this from wolfbabies
  9. milest0g0beforeisleep reblogged this from wolfbabies
  10. godless-jezebel reblogged this from wolfbabies
  11. gypsyserendipity reblogged this from wolfbabies
  12. storyofanordinarygirl reblogged this from wolfbabies
  13. haaaybails reblogged this from wolfbabies
  14. wolfbabies reblogged this from faeryhearts
  15. there-is-only-passion reblogged this from wearebraveyourhighness
  16. wearebraveyourhighness reblogged this from faeryhearts
  17. psychedelic-homeskillet reblogged this from faeryhearts
  18. catchmeadream reblogged this from madistan91
  19. madistan91 reblogged this from faeryhearts
  20. the-unmaker reblogged this from faeryhearts
  21. lovelycosmicguns reblogged this from thevirginiamermaid
  22. thevirginiamermaid reblogged this from the-sea-calls
  23. the-sea-calls reblogged this from faeryhearts
  24. shipwreckedselkie reblogged this from faeryhearts
  25. chipmunkwarcry reblogged this from grounded-mermaid
  26. meleenie reblogged this from faeryhearts
Back To Top