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The Frank Poems

4.85 of 5 stars 4.85  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Bilingual German/English edition.

German translations by Holger, with assistance from Jonas Slonacker and Sigrid Mayer.

Cover art by Cathleen Miller.
Published 2007 by ypolita press (first published 1993)
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Twisted. Bizarre. Wondrous. Freaky. Mysterious. Awesome.

I only hope there's more Frank Poems on their way.
John Williams
Sep 06, 2008 John Williams rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: the literate
My first encounter with the work of CA Conrad came while as I took a piss in one of SPD's closet-like, broadside-cluttered bathrooms. Posted just above and to the left of the toilet, just below a Bernstein piece, its justified full prose immediately caught my eye. In stark contrast with some of the most "quietest" (forgive my appropriation of Mr. Silliman's term) poems festooning these walls, Conrad's work struck me as hilariously tongue in cheek, yet deadly serious. Offering the poet's services ...more
May 01, 2008 CA rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
Yet I should like to take him out for a chocolate ice cream and shove it in his face with Love.
I am You and You are Me and We are All Together.
Said John Lennon, only because it's hard to believe Paul having much to say.

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And that's all I'm going to say.
Nov 26, 2008 Kathleen rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Frank is a deviant. I love him.
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CAConrad is the author of TRANSLUCENT SALAMANDER (TROLL THREAD, 2013), A BEAUTIFUL MARSUPIAL AFTERNOON: New (Soma)tics (WAVE, 2012), The Book of Frank (WAVE, 2010), Advanced Elvis Course (Soft Skull, 2009), Deviant Propulsion (Soft Skull, 2006), and a collaboration with poet Frank Sherlock titled The City Real & Imagined (Factory School, 2010). He is a 2011 PEW Fellow, a 2012 UCROSS Fellow, an ...more
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