A Hummingbird Visits the Garage


By Kristin Emanuel

Car snorting smoke, its hide agleam—
And then, an emerald
Flick of green.
Hovering for the barest moment
In this manmade cave:
A little swordsman
Searching for dragons.


Kristin grew up in the mountains of Colorado, but has also lived in Texas and Minnesota. She currently resides in Arkansas, where she is pursuing a degree in Creative Writing at the University of Arkansas.