Live-Action Faerytale Film Countdown

I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite live-action faerytale films for today’s post.    On this list, I am keeping it to one entry per tale and some will be modern faerytales.   I will only be featuring romantic faerytales.   That means that a romantic interaction is a plot point for…

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The Monstrous Feminine

For today’s post, I have decided to take a look at the concept of the Monstrous Feminine.   In particular, I will cover this through a look at Dark Faeries, Dark Mermaids, Vampires, Gorgons, and Succubi.   Each of these types of beings can be seen through the lens of being monstrous.    I will…

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Embrace Your Inner Mermaid

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about embracing your inner nature! Embrace Your Inner Mermaid by Maranda Wabik Swim deeply Dive amongst The kelp Play with the fish Swim with the dolphins Flip your fins Comb your hair Embrace your INNER MERMAID! Do not fear Depths Fear  Shallow ways of living…

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Mer-Royalty Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share another poem. Mer-Royalty by Maranda Wabik Bubbles floating Makes you  Feel like gloating Will you Wanna go boating? Those bubbles Are a sign Of Mer-Life A whole new world Beneath the Sea An Enchanted Dreamland A Mermaid Paradise! All you need Is to swim Deep into The…

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My Inner Truth Poem

For this third post of Poetry Week, I have decided to share a poem about finding inner truth. My Inner Truth by Maranda Wabik Dance the Sacred Beats of the Goddess Embrace your Inner Mermaid Learn to  Become the lover Of your heart Kiss the lips Of the beloved Embrace The heart of the  One…

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Melusina’s Legacy Poem

For this first post of Poetry Week, I have decided to share a poem I composed about the Faery Queen Melusina. Melusina’s Legacy by Maranda Wabik Melusina is betrayed Raymond had seen her Her secret was revealed She must leave But she still Stayed near her children Crying as a Banshee When one would perish…

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My Top 5 Non-Fiction Mermaid & Water Magic Books

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite non-fiction books about mermaids and watery magic.   This can be considered a bit of a companion piece to my earlier post about favorite non-fiction faery books!    I read a lot about faeries, mermaids, and water magic, and this list is…

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My Top 5 Mermaid Characters

For today’s post, I have decided to do a countdown of my favorite mermaid characters from film and television! Number 5: Miranda from Miranda and Mad About Men ~For my number five choice I had to pick the mermaid character who is my namesake, with different spellings but the same name!   Miranda is the…

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Mermaid Beauty Rituals Poem

For today’s post, I have decided to share a poem about mermaid beauty. Mermaid Beauty Rituals by Maranda Wabik Oil applied To a tail To keep it shiny To keep it supple To keep it powerful Pearls twined in my hair Seashells hung about my neck Sitting on a rock Singing a song As I…

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The Pirate Captain In Love

For today’s post, I have decided to share a short story I have written about a pirate and a mermaid.  The Pirate Captain In Love by Maranda Wabik There once was a Pirate Captain named Killian Ravenswood.   He led a group of scurvy dogs on his ship which he called Siren’s Song.   This…

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