The Secret of the Sea}~

Ah! what pleasant visions haunt me
As I gaze upon the sea!
All the old romantic legends,
All my dreams, come back to me.

Sails of silk and ropes of sandal,
Such as gleam in ancient lore;
And the singing of the sailors,
And the answer from the shore!

Most of all, the Spanish ballad
Haunts me oft, and tarries long,
Of the noble Count Arnaldos
And the sailor’s mystic song.

Like the long waves on a sea-beach,
Where the sand as silver shines,
With a soft, monotonous cadence,
Flow its unrhymed lyric lines;–

Telling how the Count Arnaldos,
With his hawk upon his hand,
Saw a fair and stately galley,
Steering onward to the land;–

How he heard the ancient helmsman
Chant a song so wild and clear,
That the sailing sea-bird slowly
Poised upon the mast to hear,

Till his soul was full of longing,
And he cried, with impulse strong,–
“Helmsman! for the love of heaven,
Teach me, too, that wondrous song!”

“Wouldst thou,”–so the helmsman answered,
“Learn the secret of the sea?
Only those who brave its dangers
Comprehend its mystery!”

In each sail that skims the horizon,
In each landward-blowing breeze,
I behold that stately galley,
Hear those mournful melodies;

Till my soul is full of longing
For the secret of the sea,
And the heart of the great ocean
Sends a thrilling pulse through me.
~by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

You Guys I can’t even begin to do this set justice .. there are SO MANY poses built into this with the decompression tank, the shower, the compressor, not to mention the shark cage!! Holy cow this set is AWESOME!! The lights have several different strength settings & colors! Snapshot_001.png

Design Set @ Boardwalk through June 15th
Steelhead
Decompression Chamber [White]
Dock INM Shower
Scuba Compressor
Rubber Dock Bumper
Deck Canopy [Blue]
Ships Table and Chair
Shark Cage
Steelhead Dock Crane
Dock Light 3Snapshot_041Collage_misc PosesShowerPosesCollageCollage TankCompressor

[BMS] – Seagull
BreakWater
Bollard
Bollard & Seagull
Seagull 1, 2, 3. & 4
Tetrapod – versions of 1 or of 6Snapshot_040

 

Candy Crunchers – Mini Fridge – BlueSnapshot_004

Including items from:(not at Boardwalk)
GOOSE – Mooring Deck Set
D-LAB Carrier boat
TLC – Seagull [Hovering V2]
Little Branch
WhitePalm.v1&2 {Animated}
BeachPalm*Double


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