day1, sunday 28th of may
on day one at sea we steamed a total distance of 327 nautical miles at an average speed of 17.8 knots. denise taught her workshop on funky forms at 9:30 am. at 12:25pm the ship passed abeam of San Salvador Island (where Columbus first saw land in 1492). at 1:30pm nick taught his workshop on visual and avant-garde poetry. talk of Hart Crane jumping off a ship nearby, talk of Walt Whitman's upcoming birthday.