Elysian Haarlem




A thousand miles, so far away yet it feels like home.
I have crossed the continent and oceans
to find where legacies of the Dutch Golden Age reside.
It's here the art whispers, the cathedrals hymn.
Soft lights reflect on the canals as the boats glide by.







I wish to linger for just one more moment but I am running out of time.
Sometimes I wonder if the universe wants me to feel her eternal melancholy.
Just when I finally reach the brim of happiness,
she pulls me right back to her bittersweet sorrow.
But don't all great artists concur,
antithetic emotions are the best catalyst for creative inspiration.
Tulip fever, narrow gabled houses and a bit too much recreational fun.
I, remain hopelessly imaginative as ever, in Elysian Fields.






Comments

  1. Oh my goodness those photos are stunning! I want to be there! And you look just amazing in all of them. I love that wrap dress (don't they just flatter every shape?) on you, too. And the photo effects (like old, folded photos)....just amazing!

    Ruth
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  2. This place looks so charming and the buildings are very gorgeous.

    xx Simone
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  3. Your writing and photos are just beautiful!! Love this!

    Georgia Rose | http://www.justgeorgiarose.com

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  4. Photos are simply magical! It's such a beautiful city and you look beautiful too
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  5. The vintage vibes of your photos is beautiful! I love your polka dot dress and it looks like a beautiful city to explore.

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  6. These photos are just beautiful, the colors, the light, the atmosphere!
    I love your dress as well!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  7. These photos are incredible girl! I'm also in love with your dress, it is so chic and stylish!

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  8. Oh wow these pictures are stunning!! You catch the moments so perfectly and I adore the vibe - great work!!

    Have a great week,

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  9. I really like it how you styled your dress!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
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  10. It looks so beautiful and I really like your wrap dress! :)

    Hope that you're having a great weekend :) We went to our last Christmas party for the season yesterday, it was a lot of fun!

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  11. I love your beautiful polka dot dress! Looks so cute and fun :)

    Jill
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  12. Beautiful pictures darling and in love with your dress.

    xoxo
    Lovely
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  13. These shots are so absolutely stunning and I love the drops of poetry in between. I hope you had a wonderful trip, thanks so much for sharing!

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  14. I love your outfit - super cute. Oooh, the town looks gorgeous. There's so much to see out there and big plus that there is a lot of picture ops out there. I can totally relate to your passage. This is what challenges us as human beings - the quest to always find that happiness no matter what happens. Happy new year xx

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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    1. thank you so much Nancy your comment made my day :) x

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  15. Obsessed with these photos! My parents are currently living in Haarlem, for my dad's job. Can't wait to visit them in 2020! :)
    xo

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    1. aw so cool, it's a quaint beautiful town for sure :)

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  16. How many beautiful pictures!!

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  17. Beautiful.
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  18. What stunning streets! Hope I can visit one day xx

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  19. Oh my goodness, these photos are stunning! I need to visit here!

    xo Logan
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