For aeons it took us sailing, we never sank,
a thousand times we changed captains.
We never paid account to cataclysms,
we went full ahead, through everything.
And on our mast as eternal lookout
we have the Great Chief, the Sun.
From “The Crazy Ship” by Odysséas Elytis
Image: Sunrise and Orion over the temple of Kukulkan; Chichén Itzá, Yucatán, Mexico (from the NASA APOD; credit and copyright: Stéphane Guisard and UNAM/INAH)