Background photo: Wallpapers/Public Domain, CC0. Manipulation and design layout: Elizabeth Stark
Robert L. Penick is not someone you’d notice on the street. His poetry, prose and artwork has appeared in over 100 different literary journals, including The Hudson Review, North American Review, and Plainsongs. He lives in Louisville, KY, USA, with his free-range box turtle, Sheldon. More of his work can be seen at the-art-of-mercy.