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I Love the Smell of the Ocean

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    It Smells Terrible.

    By all means, it's a pretty unattractive smell, and it only ever gets worse and worse. So why do I like it?
    ThePlisken ThePlisken 18-21, M Apr 22, 2013

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    All and Out

    It's no doubt that the sea, the beach and the ocean in overall makes us feel all the sexy stuffs; bikinis and lots and lots of skin. But then, for me, it's like spreading your arms out wide and fall into the deep, just to find yourself drowned in the sky instead. I feel free and...
    tsubaki tsubaki 18-21 Aug 9, 2008

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    Drawn Into

    The ocean is mesmerizing -- the beach, the horizon, the winter versus summer sand lines, the sound and rhythm as it pulses the coastline. But most of all is the smell and feel of the ocean in the air. It draws me and I need to be enrobed and encapsulated by the sea, no matter the...
    auroramaru auroramaru 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2012

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    The Saltiness

    and the brine on the wind the dried seaweed and the decaying crabs all make me think of the oceon and the vastness of it the cycle of life the enormity the power of the waves and the strength of the current to take a life as well as to give it
    christinemelody christinemelody 56-60, T Apr 2, 2013

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    Can't Be Away From It For Too Long!

    I currently live one block from an inlet to the Gulf of Mexico. When the wind blows enough, I can smell the salt in the air when I open my front door. What a great feeling this experience has evoked in me since childhood and although I moved away in the past, just the thought of...
    2Buddies 2Buddies 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 26, 2010

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    Where Did The Smell Of The Ocean Go ?

    Went to OC Md. last week and the smell of the ocean was gone.Years ago you could smell it a mile away .Was very disappointed.The smell of the ocean always make me feel refreshed.So tell me where did it go?
    summer1903 summer1903 56-60 Aug 29, 2012

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    All and Out

    It's no doubt that the sea, the beach and the ocean in overall makes us feel all the sexy stuffs; bikinis and lots and lots of skin. But then, for me, it's like spreading your arms out wide and fall into the deep, just to find yourself drowned in the sky instead. I feel free and...
    tsubaki tsubaki 18-21 Aug 9, 2008

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    I live near the ocean

    and I never get tired of it.
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2014

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    Theres Not a Lot That Beats It

    1st thing in the mornin as in early 5 ish lol, when theres no bugger around its lovely n quite just hangin out with joss n the dogs n smelly salty sea n stinky dog lol
    sammy120 sammy120 22-25, F 2 Responses May 13, 2008

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    Smell of the water in the air

    and the taste of it in my mouth. Awesome feeling that breeze coming off the water. Stand back I am ready to launch my kayak. Heaven.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 30, 2013

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    There's Nothing That can Compare To It

    Sweet, salty, fishy, earthy I <3 love the smell of the beach, its been far too long since Ive been to the beach! Now that I am thinking of it, its been about 3 years! WOW cant believe Ive been away that long but life/finances has kept us apart but if things finally start to go...
    ReesesPiecesButterCup ReesesPiecesButterCup 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 25, 2012

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    2010. 10 years old. Florida. first time out of state. 2012. 12 years old. Meeting some other kids in Florida. 2015. 15 years old. A beach in Florida. Jet skiing with my friends. A...
    verakay verakay 13-15, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    When I get to go to Florida I love to get up early and get out on the beach just to watch the beautiful sunrises. The ocean is calm you hear no other people talking just the...
    midwesternguy1 midwesternguy1 66-70, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    The most exciting is sailing on the sea using the wind and currents
    magic7 magic7 61-65, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Big strong waves, long and wide beaches, far and wide horizon touching the water, an amazing sunset.. There is nothing like an ocean view. Do you realize the air you breath in...
    JetWoes JetWoes 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    "..Rain-rain, go away, come again another day, little B wants to play, rain-rain go away.." I can't wait to go for a swim..
    bellabong bellabong 26-30, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Nowadays I live in a big city so I no longer get to smell freshly cut grass as often as I did growing up in the countryside. But to this day whenever I hear the sound of a working...
    BeadyEyes BeadyEyes 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have always loved to be by water. Growing up near rivers, creeks, and the ocean, I have always felt a deep connection to water. As I look out upon the mighty ocean, I can feel...
    MourningDove7 MourningDove7 36-40, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Everything about summer, and sea, all about the shade of blue and yellow and green. Feast for my eyes. When you smell them all, hear them all, they nurture your soul.
    JetWoes JetWoes 36-40, M a week ago

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    Swaying waters that reflect the feeling I have when I hit the water; calm. Floating and looking at the sky, the water might get a little rough but that's just because all it wants...
    iamAli iamAli 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Salty water, Heavy pregnant humid air, Endless sand creeping between toes sinking my vanity Endless sky carrying my spirit witnessed by birds. Freedom and worship
    malaika2 malaika2 46-50, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    the 2 things I love is the smell of freshly cut grass and the smell of cucumbers when making a salad is it just me or do they smell very similar lol
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    According to me , smelling good puts a very nice impression on people and it also adds up to your personality !
    LetsSpreadPositivity LetsSpreadPositivity 22-25, M Jan 29

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    Almost nothing can beat a swim in cool nice clean saltwater. It is so refreshing and healthy for you skin. I used to be a competition swimmer spending hrs in pools. I always...
    niceskip niceskip 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 29

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    I live far from the ocean, but this about sums it up for me: Well, I was born in the sign of water And it's there that I feel my best The albatross and the whales They are my...
    MentholSmoker MentholSmoker 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I remember going to the Oregon coast in the Fall. A huge storm blew in and I sat for two days in front of the picture window in my hotel room and was mesmerized by the power and...
    Dan2kboi Dan2kboi 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    I'm from La Trinité on Martinique.From the Pointe du Diable you look out into the ocean.It is one of my favourite places at home.
    Ducostrinity Ducostrinity 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 27

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    I can stand on a coast and feel the breeze, the clouds and the power of the ocean storm through my whole body. The restlessness and the surge of waves feels like a part of my body...
    Q2013 Q2013 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 27

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    One time I traveled to North Carolina and just took I power trip and ended up in Kure Beach it was so beautiful.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 26

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    Wayanad, Kerala. Sitting on the beach, listening to the repeated waves , after another with the stars shinning down.
    priyakd priyakd 22-25, M Jan 26

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    I went to the beach this past weekend. It was windy and a bit chilly. It allowed me to clear my thoughts. I can't wait till the summer time. This is a yearly wish around this...
    sandmoon sandmoon 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 26

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    An ocean tumbles through dreams of youIn depths unknown, I float above Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface, yet I am timid in matters of loveIf brave, I’d have shown...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Jan 25

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    She fell in love with his courage, his sincerity and his flaming self respect. She loves him the way she loves the ocean, with pride and fear. She fell in love with how he...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    I quite simply love the smell and the taste of good ground coffee strong enough to keep me awake. If I didn't like it so much maybe I'd sleep at night. Goes well with the smell...
    wetadam wetadam 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 24

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    we are so lucky living by the sea. It is rough and windy so much of the time. but it is totally feckin awesome. and we love swimming in it when we can.
    BrunoAndSammy BrunoAndSammy 13-15, M Jan 24

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    The ocean calms me better than benzodiazapenes ever will. This is the first time I've lived more than a quarter mile from the water, and it sucks.
    Pauly1904 Pauly1904 41-45, M Jan 24

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    Endlessness... One blue endless ocean meeting the blue endless sky.. Where are the clouds, where are the waves.. Just vastness.. Endlessness.. Where do they blend? Where do they...
    DropsOfRain DropsOfRain 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 23

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    I've only been to the ocean once, when I was on vacation, and. I miss it so much, I felt at home when I was on that shore
    haileeilenenanderson haileeilenenanderson 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    I miss the ocean Her body of blue The far off distance Where heaven’s sky kiss her in the night And reflects the dancing light of nights moon I miss the ocean Her warm summer...
    deadpoetzombiedude deadpoetzombiedude 41-45, M Jan 23

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    I love the ocean.I miss the breath,Her beautiful spring windI miss my hot body finding relief from the cool sand,Laying on my back under the stars circling over headAnd some...
    deadpoetzombiedude deadpoetzombiedude 41-45, M Jan 22

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    i love the snow..the freezing cold of ice. the freshness in the air (yes i can smell the snow before it falls) the prefect flakes dancing in the wind...but at the moment i hate it...
    moongoddess35 moongoddess35 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 22

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