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OK, Goodnight

4.15 of 5 stars 4.15  ·  rating details  ·  34 ratings  ·  6 reviews
Some people say the first Schomburg/Frey poems appeared during biblical times and that they were read with great joy on Noah's ark. Other folks date the appearance of these poets' duets at around 1978 or 2008. Regardless of their unknown origins, the haunting power, spare lines, and peculiar push and pull of these short poems add up to a satisfying and surprising reading e ...more
Pamphlet, 32 pages
Published March 16th 2010 by Future Tense Books

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It is a pleasure to publish the 2nd collaboration in the Frey/Schomburg trilogy. These poems flicker, jab, and float around in their own unique way. Think of the legendary Beckman/Rohrer collabs and you'll know the playful direction that this type of thing comes from, but Frey/Schomburg also pour in healthy doses of mystery and magical weirdness at just the right moments. Simply wonderful.
Colin Moon
Pretty fantastic short poems, all of which bring a smile and a heart-pain with them. Even the ones I didn't fall in love with instantly had fantastic lines, and I believe I'll read this at least four more times over the next two weeks.
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Not sure this was the right time to read this. I didnt really get any of the poems.
"Going to Fucking Town" and "The Unsolvable Mystery of Eve St. Claire."
Gorgeous. Not "Scary, No Scary," but not much is.
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EMILY KENDAL FREY is the author of THE GRIEF PERFORMANCE as well as several chapbooks and chapbook collaborations, including Airport (Blue Hour 2009), Frances (Poor Claudia 2010), The New Planet (Mindmade Books 2010), and Baguette (Cash Machine 2013). A second collection, SORROW ARROW, was published by Octopus Books in 2014. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she hosts The New Privacy.
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The Grief Performance Sorrow Arrow Airport (BHP Chapbook Series) Frances The New Planet

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