Saturday, September 13, 2008

Qujannamiik! In gratitude

The Great Sea has set me
in motion
set me adrift
and I move as a weed in
the river.
The arch of sky
and mightiness of storms
encompasses me,
and I am left
trembling with joy.

-- Uvanvnuk, of Igloolik, as translated by Tegoodligak, of South Baffin Island
Image source here.