March Sun

yellow petaled flower
How unlikely it seems
a wet rock orbiting this star

should bring forth
car traffic on black roads,

birds’ song, from under
an old leaf a tiny

yellow star-shaped flower
looking back.

David Rensberger

David Rensberger lives near Atlanta. His poetry has appeared most recently in Cold Mountain Review, Relief, and Arts. During his academic career, he often wrote poetry while commuting on trains and buses, learning to write in very short forms, but basing the poems on observations of nature in the city.