David Joez Villaverde is an interdisciplinary artist, a CantoMundo fellow, and MFA candidate at the University of Michigan. He is the winner of Black Warrior Review’s 2018 poetry contest, a finalist for the Antioch-Frontier Fellowship in 2019, and a finalist for Frontier Poetry’s 2019 OPEN. He lives in Detroit. This is not his cat. Contact him at justverde@gmail.com