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Pablo Neruda: [after reading the poem "Ode to the Sea"] What do you think?
Mario Ruoppolo: I felt seasick, in fact.
Mario Ruoppolo: I can't explain it. I felt a boat tossing around on those words.
Pablo Neruda: Do you know what you've done, Mario?
Mario Ruoppolo: No, what?
Pablo Neruda: You've invented a metaphor. Yes, you have!
--Il Postino[1]

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Seasickness is a form of motion sickness characterized by a feeling of nausea and, in extreme cases, vertigo, experienced after spending time on a craft on water.

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