CL Bledsoe, a frequent contributor to RHP,  is the author of the young adult novel Sunlight; three poetry collections, and a short story collection called Naming the Animals. His story, "The Scream," was selected as a Notable Story by Story South and will be included in an upcoming anthology. He’s been nominated for the Pushcart Prize 5 times. This is his second digital chapbook for RHP. His first was Goodbye to Noise, still available online. He blogs at Murder Your Darlings.  Bledsoe lives with his wife and daughter in Maryland.