Naming the Hops,
by Frank De Canio (July 30, 2009)(http://brookstonbeerbulletin.com/beer-poetry/#decanio) Previously published online in Eye on Poetry 2010 (www.jerryjazzmusician.com/2012/01/poetry-by-frank-de-canio/)
Frank De Canio has been published in Danger, Pleiades, Genie, Write On!!, Red Owl, Nuthouse, Love‘s Chance, Words of Wisdom, Rook publishing, Illogical Muse, Writer’s Journal, The Lyric, Free Lunch, Art Times, Pearl; Hazmat, Medicinal Purposes, Blue Unicorn and Ship of Fools, Raintown Review and elsewhere as well. Find Frank’s work online at POETZ, Contemporary Rhyme, Language and Culture, Eye on Life, and Thick with Conviction.
Born & bred in New Jersey, he works in New York. Frank loves music from Bach to Dory Previn, Amy Beach to Amy Winehouse, World Music, Latin, opera. Shakespeare is his consolation, writing his hobby. Frank likes Dylan Thomas, Keats, Wallace Stevens, Frost , Ginsburg, and Sylvia Plath (http://eyeonlifemag.com/the-poetry-locksmith/frank-de-canio-1.html).