Looking at Maps

Looking at Maps


If they’d had writing in time, Cuba could have been Crete,
watery source of the Minoans and thus the Greeks.
What’s lost? A possible us
growing like new foliage out of stony ground, emerging?
Last voice, first, a whole world calling—
awful, inaudible—into the unstoppable loud (roaring!)
hurricane-force sea wind.

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