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What the Night Keeps

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M.J. (Michael Joseph) Arcangelini was born 1952 in western Pennsylvania, grew up there & in Cleveland, Ohio. He’s resided in northern California since 1979 & currently lives in west Sonoma County. He began writing poetry at age 11. He has been a factory line worker, farm laborer, portrait photographer, fern picker, professional fisherman, banker, kitchen worker, pornographer, outlaw, and occasional layabout. He currently works in a law office, which he frequently finds disconcerting. His work has been published in little magazines, online journals (including The James White Review, Whisky Island, Taproot, Jonathan, lilliput, Rusty Truck, The Ekphrastic Review, The Gasconade Review), and a dozen anthologies. He is the author of three prior poetry collections, the full length “With Fingers at the Tips of My Words” 2002, from Beautiful Dreamer Press, and the chapbooks “Room Enough” 2016, and “Waiting for the Wind to Rise” 2018, both from NightBallet Press. A chapbook, “Pawning My Sins” is pending from NightBallet Press. He maintains an occasional blog of poetry and prose at https://joearky.wordpress.com/ He has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.