That the Science of Cartography Is Limited
That the Science of Cartography Is Limited Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Famine Road
So, is a famine road just a really hungry stretch of pavement? Um. No. As we explain in the "In a Nutshell" section, the famine roads that crisscross Ireland's landscape are no small matter. Even t...
The poem's title is a proposition: that the science of cartography (also known as map-making) is limited. Maps can't represent everything, the title proposes, and the rest of the poem acts as a pro...
Those sad, sad, cypresses. The cypress tree has been around for thousands of years, and for thousands of years, it's been a symbol of mourning and grief. It shows up everywhere: in the poetry of th...
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