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the poetry that matters

Jeremy Colangelo

Jeremy Colangelo is an author of poetry and short fiction currently living in St. Catharines Ontario. His work has appeared in issues of dead (g)end(er) and the anthology Air Out/In Air, as well as upcoming issues of The Incongruous Quarterly, Steel Bananas, The Other Herald, and elsewhere. Jeremy’s chapbook, The Limits of My Language, was published by Grey Borders Books in April of 2012. You can follow Jeremy on Twitter, @JRColangelo.

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the poems presented here first appeared in the chapbook The Limits of my Language from Grey Borders Books

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                                                                                                        May 31, 2012