Wings of Desire.

And who by fire, who by water,

Who in the sunshine, who in the night time,
Who by high ordeal, who by common trial,
Who in your merry merry month of may,
Who by very slow decay,

And who shall I say is calling?

And who in her lonely slip, who by barbiturate,
Who in these realms of love, who by something blunt,
And who by avalanche, who by powder,
Who for his greed, who for his hunger,

And who shall I say is calling?

And who by brave assent, who by accident,
Who in solitude, who in this mirror,
Who by his lady’s command, who by his own hand,
Who in mortal chains, who in power,

And who shall I say is calling?

Details below


Hair ~ “Asuna-silver” ~ Zero Style

Ears ~ “Punky Ear-fairy” ~ Illusions

Horns ~ “Snicker-silver” ~ Illusions

Mask ~ “Civetta-Venetsia” ~ Illusions

Pendant ~ “Rosary ring pendant” ~ Handmaidens

Wings ~ “Black Wings” ~ Atomic Kitty

Gloves ~ “Striped strapless” ~ Maiiki

Belt ~ “Malicious” ~ Dark Artistry

Dagger/Staff ~ “Bloodlight” ~ Dark Artistry

Gown ~ “Demure-snow” ~ PixelDolls

Stole ~ “Wolven Stole-black” ~ Ookami Ningen

Skin ~ “Eros-porcelain” (custom makeup) ~ Nomine

Image 1 by pietroizzo

Images 2, 3 and 4 from the film “Wings of Desire” ~ Directed by Wim Wenders, 1987.

Image 5 is a night view of central Berlin

Who by Fire ~ Lyrics by Leonard Cohen

Thank you Siyu Sien for hosting the awesome Goblin Masque 2008, for which this outfit was assembled. :fangirl:

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~ by Grady Echegaray on October 25, 2008.

14 Responses to “Wings of Desire.”

  1. aaah I have to watch that movie again…

  2. nice scepter

  3. 😮 — lovely post ! i love your outfit AND wings of desire 😀

  4. Good God..I havent heard that song in ages. Thank you for the memshock and the lovely pics.

  5. <33333333!!!!! i would say something better but i fear i am struck dumb by the utter awesomeness of your post….. 🙂

  6. @Helianthus
    I need to see it again as well. It affected me profoundly the last time.
    @GL
    /dubs thee Sir Lippmann of Jessie. Arise, Sir Lippmann. 🙂
    @Achiriya
    Thanks Ach :fangirl:
    @ Sunshine
    You were due then? 🙂 I’m so glad you liked the pics.
    @Juana
    Thanks Juanita. ❤

  7. Jesus, thats awesome.

  8. wow, grady, that’s lovely

  9. WHO wrote that? Grady did you? G’damn girl! Best post evah.

  10. I am in lust with this post.

  11. @Mourna
    <3<3<3
    @Scrimmy
    Thank you sir!
    @Max
    I wish, but no, the words are by Leonard Cohen. 🙂 (Link to a youtube of L.C. singing that song at the bottom of details)
    @Dia
    *smiles*

  12. Very very nice Grady – and you can never go wrong including Leonard Cohen lyrics (or Tom Waits for that matter actually…).

  13. Thanks Jess! Normally I wouldn’t use song lyrics in a post, but LC was perfect for this one. (Tom Waits? Now your giving me ideas… *smiles*)

  14. Neat blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere? A design like yours with a few simple tweeks would really make my blog jump out. Please let me know where you got your theme. Cheers

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