Jared Harél is the author of Go Because I Love You (Diode Editions, 2018). He’s been awarded the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from American Poetry Review and the William Matthews Poetry Prize from Asheville Poetry Review. New poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in APR, Arts & Letters, New Ohio Review, Southern Humanities Review and Ploughshares. Harél teaches at Nassau Community College and lives in Queens, New York, with his wife and kids. For more info, visit jaredharel.com. Photo by Ilan Harél.