Posts Published by Stephanie Niu

Stephanie Niu is a poet from Georgia and who currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in symbolic systems and an M.S. in computer science. Her poems have appeared in Immigrant Report, Not Very Quiet, Metafore, and Liminality. Outside of verse, she produces "Following the Water," a podcast on intersecting movements in the natural and human world.

Midden / Appetite

My mother calls herself our trash heap. She eats what we won’t, grows plump on our leftover eggs, bread crusts, the bitter-hearted lotus seeds we cannot stomach. We have small appetites. Waiting for us is…

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