I thought that she might be Morocco, but I was the one
who stayed more still and she was the one who drifted.
She passed her tongue over me until the first rushes
of the Atlantic came between us. I went home to
the Annapolis Valley to sit between the North
and the South Mountain, the northern-most
vestiges of Appalachia, the long tired
thin blue scarof mountains left behind
in the wake of Nova Scotia's
separation with Spain.

GEOMORPHIC PROVENCES: General Characteristics,
The Maratime Appalachians are made up of dissected uplands and
broad lowlands. The shoreline is notably long and irregular,
with many deep embayments. It is a fine example of ria coast
in which the linear structural elements run out under the sea.