Small-town excitement

  Bucksport, Maine.

Bucksport, Maine.

"The Ecuadorian sailors arrive in Bucksport.

They stare at the American girls who stand

on the oil wharf in shorts and halters, eating

pistachio ice cream in the long Maine afternoons

as the sun drops behind the refinery....''

-- From "The Ecuadorian Sailors,'' by William Carpenter