Glen A. Mazis from Marietta, Pennsylvania taught philosophy and humanities for decades at Penn State Harrisburg and just retired in 2020. He has published many npoems in literary journals, including: Rosebud, The North American Review, Sou’wester, Spoon River Poetry Review, Willow Review, The Atlanta Review, Reed Magazine, and Asheville Poetry Review (best of 1994-2004). His poetry collection, The River Bends in Time was published by Anaphora Literary Press in 2012. His poem won The Orchard Street Press Poetry Contest (and the Malovrh-Fenlon Poetry Prize) in 2019. He is also the author of five books of cultural critique and Philosophy: Emotion and Embodiment: Fragile Ontology; The Trickster: Magician and Grieving Man; Returning Men to Earth; Earthbodies: Discovering Our Planetary Senses; and Merleau-Ponty and the face of the World: Silence, Ethics, Imagination and Poetic Ontology. Mazis is a marathon runner, a hiker, a mediator, Borough Council President, gardener, and now a sailor who loves nature and lives happily with his wife, Judith, also a poet, and their two dogs, Sophie and Rosie, alongside the Susquehanna River. The Body Is a dancing Star, 2020.