When José Angel Araguz says he hails from Corpus Christi, Texas, he does not mean that he has left the city but more that he, like the icy pebbles that come and go during stormy days, keeps finding himself falling from the city. He has had work most recently in Barrow Street, Slipstream, and American Tanka. His chapbook, The Wall, is published by Tiger’s Eye Press. He is presently pursuing a PhD in Creative Writing at the University of Cincinnati. He runs the poetry blog: The Friday Influence