frigate logomenu bar shoparchiveslinksmeet usessays/featuresreviews/critiquessearchhome
frigate bird1
frigate bird2
frigate bird3

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.

Return to Recurrence in Another Tongue:
An Anthology of Translations

©2000-2002 Frigate: The Transverse Review of Books
All rights reserved on behalf of the authors.

We welcome your comments and suggestions on our site. Please email <>.

Back to Frigatezine Home Page

Click here for public-service announcements.