<i><b>Wicked Alice Poetry Journal
wicked alice| winter 2009

Kat Lilliian Steiger

Small Sparrow, Deep Grass


That’s like

most my days.


So, for a moment -

we’re friends (!)


Then flat -

your body flies.


Sky’s seamstress.


Your underbelly,

an obscenity.


You shallot,

you sham.

While  attending Emerson College's undergraduate writing, literature and publishing program from 1996-2000 Kat Lillian Steiger co-edited the on campus literary magazine The Emerson Review, was an Editorial Assistant at Ploughshares and received the college's Best Poetry Evvy Award in 2000.

She  currently lives in Leipzig, Germany where she works as an English teacher at the Leipzig International School.