the brothers’ one true home is inside their bodies by Doug Ramspeck

the brothers’ one true home is in their bodies  
Doug Ramspeck is the author of a book of short stories, a novella, and seven poetry collections, including Black Flowers (LSU Press, 2018). Individual poems have appeared in journals that include The Georgia Review, Slate, and The Southern Review. His short story “Balloon” was listed as a Distinguished Story for 2018 in The Best American Short Stories. He is a three-time recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award. His author website can be found at