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Books in Print

From the Banks of Brook Avenue Annotated Edition.  ISBN: 978-0-9632201-7-2.  Zeugpress: 2021.

The Bronx Trilogy: Three books of poetry inspired by The Bronx.  ISBN: 978-0-9632201-6-5. Zeugpress: 2019.

the shoe shine parlor poems et al: A Teacher’s Guide.  ISBN: 978-0-9632201-0-1. Zeugpress: 2019.

The Bronx: Three Memoirs.  ISBN:978-0-9632201-5-8. Zeugpress: 2018.

The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al: Second Edition.  ISBN: 978-0-9632201-4-1. Zeugpress: 2016.

From the Banks of Brook Avenue.  ISBN: 978-0-9632201-3-4. Zeugpress: 2016.

Concrete Pastures of the Beautiful Bronx.  ISBN: 978-0-9632201-2-7. Zeugpress: 2008.

The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al.  ISBN: 0-941160-08-4.  Ghost Pony Press: 1984.


E-publications

From the Banks of Brook Avenue Annotated Edition.  ISBN: 9781005697303.  Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2021.

The Bronx Trilogy: Three books of poetry inspired by The Bronx.  ISBN: 9781370184521. Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2017.

The Bronx: Three Memoirs. ISBN: 9781310721571. Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2016.

The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al: Second Edition.  ISBN: 9781310697647. Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2016.

From the Banks of Brook Avenue. ISBN: 9781310744402.  Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2015.

Concrete Pastures of the Beautiful Bronx. ISBN: 9781310352171. Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2014.

The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al: A Teacher’s Guide.  ISBN: 9781310265044. Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2014.

The Shoe Shine Parlor Poems et al.  ISBN: 9781310103322. Zeugpress/Smashwords Edition: 2014.


Articles

My Mother’s Life in Mott Haven. The Bronx County Historical Society Journal, vol. XXXVII, no. 1 (Spring, 2000). The Bronx County Historical Society, 3309 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467. pp. 24-32.

138th Street and Brook Avenue. The Bronx County Historical Society Journal,  vol. XXXIII, no. 2 (Fall, 1996). The Bronx County Historical Society, 3309 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467.  pp. 58-78.

Three Approaches to Writing the First Poem.  English Journal, vol. 74, no. 4 (April, 1985). National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Road, Urbana, IL 61801. pp.33-37.



Fiction

how the hero got home.  Pleiades, vol. 11 (1991). Department of English and Philosophy, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO 64093. pp. 84--86.



Poems Published in Anthologies

from Yankee Fan. Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar 2019: Celebrating Wisconsin People.  Poet Fabu, Editor. Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (2018).  http://www.wfop.org/  p.20.

untitled.  Art Gets In Your Eyes: Poets Respond to Highland Park’s Public Art. Edited by Jennifer Dotson. Highland Park Poetry (2017). www.HighlandParkPoetry.org. p.20.

the moon does not linger and the subway grating fisherman.  Sometimes Anyway: Pride in Poetry Volume II. Navworks Press (January 1, 2017). Los Angeles, CA 90067. pp. 3, 51.

ferry point park and standing on the fordham road bridge. Connections: New York City Bridges in Poetry. P & Q Press (2012). 36 Commerce Street, P.O. Box 554, New York, NY 10014-3455.  pp. 50, 64.

justice.  Live Lines: Is There a Place for Poetry in Your World. Pearson Canada Inc. (2011). 26 Prince Andrew Place, Don Mills ON M3C 2T8. p. 29.

avenue b 14th street looking south.  You Are Here: New York City Streets in Poetry. P & Q Press (2006). 36 Commerce Street, P.O. Box 554, New York, NY 10014-3455. p.113.

lost again on old subways.  Tokens: Contemporary Poetry of the Subway.  P & Q Press (2003). 36 Commerce Street, P.O. Box 554, New York, NY 10014-3455. p.73-74.

democracy.  A Multicultural Reader: Collection Two.  Perfection Learning Company (2002). 1000 North Second Avenue, PO Box 500, Logan, Iowa 51546-0500. p.373.

selections from: grandfather, roosevelt’s bust, logic, blinky, and saint mary’s park.  Bronx Accent: A Literary and Pictorial History of the Bronx. Rutgers University Press (2000). 100 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8099. pp. 95-96, 129-131, 195-196, 199-201,266-267.

justice. And Justice For All. Perfection Learning Company (2000). 1000 North Second Avenue, PO Box 500, Logan, Iowa 51546-0500. p.63.

the day i threw thoreau off the roof, the cockfight bust, and democracy. I didn’t know there were latinos in Wisconsin. Focus Communications (1999). 1301 Wheeeler Road, Madison, WI  53704. pp. 17, 29-30, 164-166.

democracy and justice. Welcome to Your Life: Writings from the Heart of Young America. Milkweed Editions (1998). 430 First Avenue North, Suite 400, Minneapolis, MN 55401-1743. pp. 7-8, 78.

justice and the malthusian theory. The Party Train: A Collection of North American Prose Poetry. New Rivers Press (1996). 420 North Fifth Street/Suite 910, Minneapolis, MN 55401.pp.264-265.

democracy. Two Worlds Walking: Short Stories, Essays, & Poetry by Writers with Mixed Heritages.  New Rivers Press (1994). 420 North Fifth Street/Suite 910, Minneapolis, MN55401. pp. 34-35.

the accordion player. Editor’s Choice III: Fiction, Poetry & Art from the U.S. Small Press (1984-1990).  The Spirit That Moves Us Press (1992). P.O. Box 820, Jackson Heights, Queens, NY 11372. pp. 297-98.

the gambling leaguers. The Glacier Stopped Here: an anthology of poems by Dane County writers. Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission and Isthmus Publishing Co. (1994). DCCAC, Rm. 421, City County Building, Madison, WI 53705. p. 38.

little spic & big man, private rivers, the cop, and they disappear. I Didn’t know There WereLatinos in Wisconsin: An Anthology of Hispanic Poetry.  Friends of the Hispanic Community (1989). 1028 South 9th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204. pp.111-120.

the cop, private rivers, and little spic & big man. Fistflowers: Poems of Struggle and Revolution, an anthology designed for classroom use in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Spring Poetry Festival, April, 1988. Lynn Shoemaker, editor; DeWitt Clinton, festival coordinator. pp.45-50.



Poems Published in Periodicals

under the stairs. San Pedro River Review, vol. 13, No. 2, (Fall 2021). pp.103-104.

the long walk to bed. Hummingbird: Magazine of the Short Poem, vol. XXXI, no. 2 (2021).  7129 Lindfield Rd., Madison, WI 53719. pp. 27.

the day i threw thoreau off the rood. Hummingbird: Magazine of the Short Poem, vol. XXX, no. 2 (2020).  7129 Lindfield Rd., Madison, WI 53719. pp. 18.

beyond the old stone wall. San Pedro River Review, vol. 12, No. 2, (Fall 2020). pp.95-96.

motorise and motoset.  Hummingbird: Magazine of the Short Poem, vol. XXVIII, No.2 (2018). Hummingbird Press. 7129 Lindfield Rd., Madison, WI 53719. pp. 19-20.

coffee. Lucidity Poetry Journal International, year 32--Winter Issue 2018. Ted Badger, Editor. 5409 Croix Road, Manvel, Texas 77578. p.3.

grandfather: a photograph.  Lucidity Poetry Journal International, year 32--Issue 1, Spring 2018. Ted Badger, Editor. 5409 Croix Road, Manvel, Texas 77578. p.4.

the shoe shine poem. Lucidity Poetry Journal International,  year 32--Bonus Issue,  June,  2018. Ted Badger, Editor. 5409 Croix Road, Manvel, Texas 77578. p.3.

calcium sky. Hummingbird: Magazine of the Short Poem, vol. XXV, No.1 (2015). Hummingbird Press. 7129 Lindfield Rd., Madison, WI 53719. p.9.

jonas and ne cede malis: poem for the seal of the borough of the bronx. The Bronx CountyHistorical Society Journal, vol. XLV, nos. 1&2 (spring/fall 2008). The Bronx County Historical Society, 3309 Bainbridge Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467. pp. 78-79.

weeds and they disappear.  The U.S. Latino Review, issue 1 (winter-spring 2000). Hispanic Dialogue Press, P.M.B #359, 82-04 Lefferts Blvd., Kew Gardens, NY 11415. pp. 50-52.

jonas, triborough bridge, and the bronx vikings. Poets On The Line no. 3 (spring 1996). http://www. echonyc.com/~poets.

they told me not to sing.  The Critic, vol. 49, no. 4 (Summer, 1995). The Thomas More Association, 205 West Monroe St., 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-5097. pp 129-130.

the beach beneath the bridge, standing upon the fordham road bridge, ferry point park, and maples forever.  North Coast Review, issue 7 (1995). Poetry Harbor, P.O. Box 103, Duluth, MN 55801. pp. 28-31.

roundup. Poets for a Livable Planet, vol. II (April, 1994). 1235 Larabee St., Los Angeles, CA 90069. p. 10.

genghis khan and snowball. Wormwood Review, vol. 33, no. 3 (1993). P.O. Box 4698, Stockton, CA 95204-0698. pp. 118-119.

the snake. Rhino, (1993). 8403 W. Normal Av. Niles, IL 60714. p. 74.

the dharma express, nightmare off bruckner boulevard, off southern boulevard, scratch park, the subway grating fisherman, and webster avenue. The Critic, vol. 48, no. 1 (Fall, 1993). The Thomas More Association, 205 West Monroe St., 6th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606-5097. pp 49- 54.

the fountain of youth. The Prose Poem: An International Journal, vol. 2 (1993). English Department, Providence College, Providence, RI 02918. p.81.

waiting for the snow. North Coast Review, vol. 3 (1993). Poetry Harbor, 1028 East 6, Duluth, MN 55802. p. 28.

in such woods. North Coast Review, vol. 2 (1993). Poetry Harbor, 1028 East 6, Duluth, MN 55802. p. 15.

the great cockfight bust. Turnstile, vol. III, no. 2 (1992). Suite 2348, 175 Fifth Avenue, NewYork, NY 10010. pp. 25-26.

the broken glass. Vol. No., vol. 18 (Fall, 1991). Los Angeles Poets’ Press, 24721 Newhall Avenue, Newhall, CA 91321. p. 31.

beyond the window. Dusty Dog (June, 1991). P.O. Box 1103, Zuni, NM 87327. p. 21.

sunday drive and no bridges. Lynx  (Spring/Summer 1991).  P.O. Box 169, Toutle, WA  98649. p. 9.

the spectacle. Dusty Dog, (Additional Issue, April, 1991). P.O. Box 1103, Zuni, NM 87327. p. 5.

the moon does not linger. The Croton Review, vol. 1, no. 3 (1980). P.O. Box 277, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520. p. 6.

on a poetry reading in the woods. A Lake Superior Journal, vol. 1, no. 2 (1978). Lake Superior Association of Colleges and Universities, 610 Alworth Building, Duluth, MN 55802. p. 29. Also in: Bloodroot, vol. 5, no. 1 (Winter, 1977). Room 507, Memorial Union, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706. p. 30.

crazy horse. Icarus: A Poetry Journal, vol. 5, no. 2 (Autumn, 1977). P.O. Box 8, Riderwood, MD 21139. p. 7.

and the blackbird will always fly away. Wisconsin Academy Review, vol. 23, no. 3 (June, 1977).  Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters, 1922 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53705. p. 18.

the cop. Epoch, vol. 26, no.3 (Spring, 1977). 245 Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853. p. 272.

sunday drive and no bridges. Lynx  (Spring/Summer 1991). P.O. Box 169, Toutle, WA 98649. p. 9.

the spectacle. Dusty Dog, Additional Issue (April, 1991). P.O. Box 1103, Zuni, NM 87327. p. 5.

logic and on the coping. Dusty Dog, vol. 2, no. 1 (January, 1991). P.O. Box 1103, Zuni, NM 87327. pp. 1, 21.

not stars but and the miller and the scholar. Z Miscellaneous (Summer, 1990). Again & Again Press, P.O. Box 20041, Cherokee Station, New York, NY 10028. p. 15.

vacation, upon planting, in protest, i have not been myself lately, and beneath the sky. The Capital Times, Thursday, June 21, 1990. Madison Newspapers Inc., 1901 Fish Hatchery Road, Madison, WI 53708. Section D, pp. 1, 6.

avenue b, 14th street, looking south and on the steps. Z Miscellaneous (Winter, 1989). Again & Again Press, P.O. Box 20041, Cherokee Station, New York, NY 10028. pp. 44, 68.

the first date. Rhino (1987). 1040 Judson, Evanston, IL 60202. p. 53.

lament of the night people. Isthmus, vol. 11, no. 1 (January 3-9, 1986). Published in a weekly newspaper (circ. 54,000) as part of a Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission project. Isthmus Publishing Co. Inc., 14 West Mifflin Street, Madison, WI 53703. p. 13.

bigotry. Centro Hispano Newsletter  (May/June, 1985). Centro Hispano, 112 N. Fairchild St., Madison, WI 53703. p. 4.

dear susan. The Bellingham Review, vol. 7, no. 1 (Spring, 1984). The Signpost Press Inc., 412 N. State St., Bellingham, WA 98225. p. 16.

little spic & big man. Abraxas, vol. 27/28 (1983). PO Box 260113,  Madison, WI 53726-0113. pp. 12-14.

being at the center of the universe. Negative Capability, vol. II, no. III (Summer, 1982). 6116 Timberly Road North, Mobile, AL 36609. p.109.

grandfather: a photo, and luck enough. The Spirit That Moves Us, vol. 6, no.1 (1981). P.O. Box 1585, Iowa City, IA 52244. p. 27.

flying over. Icarus, vol. 4, no.1 (Spring, 1976). P.O. Box 8, Riderwood, MD 21139. p.6.

i heard a giraffe speak. Discovery for Juniors, vol. 3, no. 34 (April, 1974). Wesley Press, Box 2000, Marion, IN 46952. p.8.

clouds sleep, and a pigeon nests. The Monthly, vol. 85, no. 2 (Spring, 1974). Box 535, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. pp.4, 12.

elegy, snowfall, dinner music, and the last poem.  The Monthly, vol. 85, no. 1 (Winter, 1974). Box 535, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. pp. 2, 3, 16.

i heard a giraffe speak, and meeting.  The Monthly, vol. 84, no. 2 (Spring, 1973). Box 535, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. pp. 17, 19.

making it, giraffe, and square poem. Collage of 9 & 1   (Spring, 1973). The Bronx Council on the Arts Inc., 2114 Williamsbridge Rd., Bronx, NY 10461. p.13.

snowfall. College Poetry Review  (Spring, 1973). National Poetry Press, Los Angeles, CA 90024. p. 90.





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