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Part doll, part mermaid of divine descent,
The breeze is filled with her sweet scent.
With a nod of her head, the spin of her tail,
She leaves behind a lotus trail.
Water is her home, her power, her spirit,
Her grace, her charm quite exquisite.
I sketched the Tanjore doll, a South Indian handicraft, and used the sleeves, collar and the fishtail from the other draw