you were one
in the 70’s
on a frieze
Paul Genega is the author of seven chapbooks and six full-length collections of poetry, most recently Sculling on the Lethe from Salmon Poetry in 2018 (www.salmonpoetry.com) and the chapbook Moordener Kill from Finishing Line Press in 2020 (finishinglinepress.com).
Over a thirty-plus year career, his work has appeared in a wide range of literary magazines and journals, including Southwest Review, Poetry, Kansas Quarterly, Stillwater Review, North American Review, The Paterson Literary Review and Narrative Northeast, and has been honored with awards such as The Lucille Medwick Award (New York Quarterly), Charles Angoff Award (The Literary Review) and The “Discovery” / The Nation Prize. Nominated six times for a Pushcart Prize, he is also the recipient of an individual fellowship in poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts.