Part of Speech: Noun
Definition: A distant view through or along an avenue or opening
Found in: All American Girl (Line 27)
Meaning in Context: “I couldn’t keep the southern continent / out of the northern vista of my eyes, / or cut my cara off to spite my face.” It is trying to convey that she couldn’t forget where she came from. She is not literally looking at the continent but she sees it in her mind while looking forward towards the future.