But how find how as it flew onward & the mountains gave back the sound to say what I mean the call of the bird & the echoe after to say I've seen? Raven hungers and calls and the mountain Hungers back and calls The whole range of peaks in the bird's beak. Raven lonely and the mountain rings
Dan Beachy-Quick is the author, most recently, of A Brighter Word Than Bright: Keats at Work (Iowa University Press, 2013). He is a Monfort Professor teaching in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Colorado State University and lives in Fort Collins, Colorado.