…he’d pulled two men out of the sea one night

…”Years ago I heard from others
how he’d pulled two men out of the sea one night
off Eastern Point. They’d not been able to shed their jacks
when the ship went over, and when he caught them
they were going down too. He hauled them into Brace’s Cove,
even though the shore wasn’t there, it was such a storm and the sea so big
it had turned the Lily Pond
into an arm of itself.” … Continue reading

Maximus, to Gloucester: Letter 2
BY CHARLES OLSON

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