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Towards Morning




Inge Pedersen
translated by Marilyn Nelson

towards morning
I ride high in the saddle:
scram or you're dead meat
I snarl at all
the small nibbles in my heart

the day is a falcon
on my shoulder




Inge Pederson, Den Trettende Maaned (The Thirteenth Month),
Gyldendal Press. Translation © Marilyn Nelson, 2002.




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