#atozchallenge – Guest Post: L is for Lorelei

My Guest Post over at Annette’s Place, featuring my poem ‘The Temptress Lorelei”
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Hello A2Zers out there in the blogiverse! I am Lori Carlson, the guest author here at Annette’s Place. It is my honor to share with you the featured Letter L for today, a poem that I wrote, some interesting tidbits of the usage of the name and a beautiful song at the end. And now I give you….



art credit: The Siren 1900 by John William Waterhouse

Lorelei is a feminine water spirit, similar to a siren or mermaid. She sends sailors to their death by luring them near rocky shores with her beautiful songs.

The Temptress Lorelei

Through Ocean’s depths and waves I roam
In search of sailors long from home

Their tender ears will hear my song
No more of wives will they long

Upon my beauty their eyes will feast
Until I unleash my inner beast

I will claim them with my seductive charm

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7 thoughts on “#atozchallenge – Guest Post: L is for Lorelei

  1. Martha DeMeo says:

    My sister’s middle name is Lorelei and her granddaughter’s first name is Lorelei. Not sure if she knew the meaning, but will share this with her. I’m also doing the a to z blog and wrote L is for Love. http://themarthareview.com/l-is-for-love-and-loving/

  2. Bushka says:

    Seductive, to be sure! 😉

  3. Soul Gifts says:

    And it is told sailors bound themselves to the mast to prevent the temptation of leaping in to the water in response to the alluring song

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