Tag Archives: poetry

Finding The Moveable Feast

It is time again for A Moveable Feast. This is my fourth time with Hemingway’s famous memoir about being a young and poor writer in Paris during the 1920s, but this time I am reading the new “restored” edition.  There are subtle changes to the text and “new” chapters culled from Hemingway’s papers, but the […]

all roads will lead you home

read “Black Pearl” at the new online journal from Virtual Artists Collective

A Good Hammer

A Good Hammer, is now available from Timberline Press. Timberline produces beautiful hand-made, limited-edition, letterpress art books. Beyond the art and craft of the poetry, A Good Hammer is a limited edition, signed and numbered, collectible. Because there will be no “second print run,” and due to the financial limitations of small press enterprises, you […]

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 […]

“nighthawks” a cinepoem, produced by Max DeGenova, words and voice by Albert DeGenova

The poem “Nighthawks” written and spoken by Albert DeGenova was conceptualized and produced by Albert’s son Max DeGenova.

Thanksgiving Poem

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.  […]

Pizza at The Trevi Fountain

One Euro in his coffee can buys the perfect pose. Romano street-mime dressed as the Little Tramp is more Zio Tony than Charlie Chaplin with his “assa nize” gesture – all of Italy in one sunny 1/125th of a second.

on wfpl news, louisville public radio

Please click the image above to listen to this radio show. Author Pamela Steele and Poet Albert DeGenova Return to Louisville for Spalding Residency. This weekend marks the beginning of Spalding University’s Master of Fine Arts in Writing program’s semi-annual residency. Alumni Albert DeGenova and Pamela Steele are in Louisville as part of the residency, […]

dwell in possibility

Albert DeGenova reads dwell in possibility (26, May 2012) Albert DeGenova is the author of two books of poetry, The Blueing Hours and BackBeat, as well as two chapbooks, Postcards to Jack and A Tender Spot. He is also the publisher and co-editor of After Hours, a journal of Chicago writing and art. DeGenova is […]