I Love the Smell of the Ocean

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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

    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

    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

    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

    I live near the ocean

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

    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

    In Eskimo there are over 60 words

    for various ways to describe different kinds of snow. I love the smell of the ocean can mean as many or more differences. My favorite is low tide with the surf rolling across seaweed, churning into a white soapy like froth and generating a sweet aroma accenting the clean, 100...
    9minute 9minute
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 27

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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