"Some Years ago
- never mind how long precisely -
having little or no Money in my Purse,
& nothing particular to interest me on Shore,
i thought i would sail about a little...
... & see the watery Part of the World."
Herman Melville, Moby Dick
at the Steering Wheel
for Passengers of the Lyubov Orlova only
Shoutings from the Lookout
Sometimes... i write