Sarah María Medina

Sarah María Medina is a poet and a fiction/creative non-fiction writer from the American Northwest, residing in St. Louis, Missouri. She is the recipient of an ARTIST UP Grant LAB, a Jack Straw Writer fellowship, and a Caldera AIR 2018. Her writing has been published in Poetry Magazine, Black Warrior Review, Poetry NW, Prelude, and elsewhere.

The Matador

She tempts / death & leaves me, her mistress in the stands, / silk handkerchief between my teeth.