Katherine Soniat

About the Author
Katherine Soniat's The Fire Setters is available through Web Del Sol On-line Chapbook Series. Her fourth collection, Alluvial, was published by Bucknell University Press, and A Shared Life won the Iowa Poetry Prize (Iowa UP). Poems are forthcoming in the Kenyon Review, Iowa Review, Southern Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry East, and Tiferet.

This poem was first published in the Iowa Review.
Wings fresh from the realm of wild horses. Fast
and faster, one little bird zips through fuchsia,
through the occasional shade of a palm.