LATITUDE - William Miller Poems


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Mercator a map
maker a shaper
of great currents of
continents on paper

seen from whatever
angle resembled
a tangle of embryos
half-formed reassembled

near strangled by
circulus equinoctialis
tropicus capricorni, swaddling
bands of a terra infantilis

born out of theodolite
and the declivity of
faint constellation

grown to surprising
stature? on paper
by nature a proper