Ralph James Savarese is the author of two books of prose, Reasonable People and See It Feelingly, and two collections of poetry, Republican Fathers, and When This Is Over: Pandemic Poems. His creative work has appeared, among other places, in American Poetry Review, Mudlark, New England Review, Ploughshares, Seneca Review and Southwest Review. You can learn more about Savarese and his work at www.ralphsavarese.com.