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membered for my poems, / any of my poems.” With images like these from “Scotch Tape World” of “sunlight hitting / a mountain so hard they both seem ready to shatter,” Tom C. Hunley has nothing to worry about as each poem is a new room in the rock-solid House of Hunley. When the speaker of “Inside the Belly” asks, “Do you / believe there are angels whose whole job / is to salvage all the fragments, / all our half-finished efforts?” after finishing Plunk the only possible answer is yes, yes I do. William Nesbitt received his Ph.D. in American Literature at Florida State University. His major area is American Literature after 1875. He started teaching in higher education in 1999 and has been at Beacon College (exclusively for students with learning disabilities) for ten years and has served as the Chair of the Interdisciplinary Studies Department for four years. He teaches and conducts research within a variety of subject areas including pedagogy, American literature, Beat literature, African-American literature, the graphic novel as literature, ecocriticism, and popular culture. He has published in journals such as Route 7 Review, The Southeast Review, and The Journal of Evolutionary Psychology.