I have written this poem and made it sound worse than it was. Then better. I have put in a gun. I have written it out again. I have made myself say no when I didn’t. I have tried to write why I didn’t say no when I could have. I have tried to explain… [Read More]
Sophia Stid is a writer from California. Currently in the MFA program at Vanderbilt University, she has received fellowships from the Bucknell Seminar for Younger Poets and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. She is the winner of the 2017 Francine Ringold Award for New Writers. Her poems can be found in Image, Beloit, Nimrod, Ninth Letter, Hayden’s Ferry Review, and Crab Orchard Review, among others.