The Field VI

…a vague shimmering curtain, faintly tinged with rose and yellow, wavering across the sky… then in a sudden explosion of color the aurora returned and now there were several drifting curtains blending and shaking and crossing one another until the entire sky was a confusion of diaphanous veils finally converging until they met in a swirling mass directly overhead.
Sigurd Olson – Runes of the North