Albert was asked to write a poem in response to a photo supplied the editors of Door County Living magazine. The result is the poem “Wisconsin Gothic.” View the photo and the poem.
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Bramble / Winter 2018
Bramble, the print and online journal from the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, included “Things Favorite My Road” by Albert DeGenova in it’s Winter 2018 edition. See more.
sphericaltabby.com, “Thanksgiving Poem”
Click the link to hear Albert read “Thanksgiving Poem” on Spherical Tabby: http://sphericaltabby.com/tag/down-beat/
After the Teacher
for Norbert I built a crude altar old bricks and white stones for the sculpture that gently bubbles, the sound of water in my garden – like Basho’s frog jumping in, you’d like that. Yet with morning coffee in one hand and your book in the other I hear lawn mowers, airplanes, and car engines […]
Jensen’s Great Poem, an essay about The Clearing School and Norbert Blei
(My friend and mentor Norbert Blei had asked me to write an essay about my experience at The Clearing Folk School in Ellison Bay, Wisc., for a book he was working on about the school, Jens Jensen the founder of the school, and his 40-year tenure as writer-in-residence at The Clearing. Norb died this past […]
Young buck drags ……….his hindquarters – eyes for escape – ………across the unlit road. The car ahead ………had swerved, pulled …off the road our friends out of their car ………shaking, pacing, Oh Jeez! Oh Jeez! in a field, behind ………the struggling, the useless legs. Call the police. An accident. Flashlight. A shot. Heaving steamy breath. […]