Divagation from Louise Gluck
This is the moment when you see again
the red berries of the mountain ash
and in the dark sky
the birds’ night migrations.
I am seeing again the red
seed head of rowan and almost
the birds’ migration in the night
Rodney Nelson's poetry has been in journals for a long time. See his entry in the Poets & Writers directory: http://www.pw.org/content/rodney_nelson He has worked as a book and copy editor, living mainly on the West Coast; but he returned to his native Dakotas at the beginning of the century.