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Votive hymn to Columbia

Long ago, we hear from ancients, Ocean’s depths were roiled and eddied: out from sea the mighty turtle rose and lifted up its substance, making permanent its homestead ’twixt Atlantic and Pacific, ’twixt the Gulf and Arctic waters. Ridges rose … Continue reading

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Six votive hymns for the Blue Wave

Ancient religious practice frequently revolved around the making and fulfilling of vows. One prays to a certain deity for a certain purpose, promising to perform this-or-that pious act if the outcome is as desired. In that spirit, I vowed to … Continue reading

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