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Easter sail (10-13 Apr 09) from Fajardo, PR to Culebra and Culebrita (Spanish Virgin Islands). A poem I wrote accompanied by my pictures, inspired by the voyage.

Easter sail (10-13 Apr 09) from Fajardo, PR to Culebra and Culebrita (Spanish Virgin Islands). A poem I wrote accompanied by my pictures, inspired by the voyage.

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    • The Neverending Sail Words & Pix by Eva de Lourdes Easter Sail , 10-13 April 2009 Caribbean Sailing School & Club Cruise onboard L o l i t a – Cream and Crimson
    • The Neverending Sail
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      • It starts in-between somewhere
      • sailing into Culebra
      • passageway of the Tradewinds
      • currents churned to Fajardo
      • our sails beat winds and currents
      • to the island of dreams we dare
    • The Neverending Sail
      •  
      • Darker than dark our sailboat
      • Yemayá may protect us
      • Virgin of Cobre guides us
      • into light and dark Dewey’s
      • moonrise reflected waters
      • cream and crimson, blinded by night, float
    • The Neverending Sail
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      • Sunrise to Culebrita
      • filling our sails with whispers
      • sea songs, lullabies, chanteys
      • Silencing motors, cities
      • and other modern slavers
      • unreal, alien onboard Lolita
    • The Neverending Sail
      •  
      • The degree, the right angle
      • that corner in the ocean
      • when all the sails must dance, tack
      • to Culebrita’s lighthouse
      • no signal, no service, bliss
      • full tango lines or lines that tangle
    • The Neverending Sail
      •  
      • Captain Bob, soaring eagle
      • harp strings on vertical wings
      • Puff the magic dragon kite
      • caressing corals and rocks
      • with keel vibes, bubbles and foam
      • spirit dancing midst cloud and seagull
    • The Neverending Sail
      •  
      • The lighthouse, the hill, the trees
      • white beach and gracious palm trees
      • moment of beauty, Earth sings,
      • “ Love me, don’t disturb me, you’re
      • embraced in my arms of blue.”
      • Siren voices greening skies and seas
    • The Neverending Sail
      •  
      • Predator, victim, Earth shares
      • life, death, life neverending
      • interspecies communion
      • man, woman, turtle, stingray,
      • barracuda aft sailboat
      • Do I, do you, does Earth—who cares?
    • The Neverending Sail
      •  
      • It ends right where it started
      • same island but wilder side
      • castle rocks shield the lighthouse
      • gusty winds on bimini
      • memories of rainbow flights
      • sailors’ souls soared while minds just farted