The great sea
has sent me adrift;
it moves me
like a reed in a great river.

Earth and the great winds
move me, have carried me away,
and filled my inner parts with joy.

Uvavnuk, an Iglulik
Eskimo woman,

19th c.

(recorded by
the Danish explorer,
Knud Rasmussen)

(Photo: Fall Storm at Bob's: North America)