A Tribute to Sailors From Days Gone By

by Sara Vial

I am the Albatross that waits for you.
At the end of the earth
I am the forgotten soul of the deceased sailor
Who crossed Cape Horn
From all the seas of the world.
But they did not die in the furious waves.
Today they fly in my wings to eternity
In the last trough of the Antarctic winds.

(Translated from Spanish as written on the albatross monument at Cape Horn)

Cap Horn - Canal Beagle

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