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4.44  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Flatrock by Fran Lock

‘Fran Lock uses words as tools, or sometimes weapons, to aid her personal journey of inner exploration: a brutal but strangely romantic journey that exults in the power of poetry to unlock imagery in minds and hearts. A fine addition to anyone’s poetry collection.‘
Joolz Denby

‘Fran Lock’s poetry is electrifying.’
Paul Perry

‘Fran Lock is a talent to watch
Unknown Binding, 98 pages
Published May 2011 by Little Episodes
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May 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This is the single best example of confessional and experiential poetry I have read. Fran is unabashed, hard hitting and revealing with each word. This is, however, not simply a well written diary, it is a fine example of the heartbeat of the modern poet and poetry. There are stories, sometimes gut wrenching. There are politics, told in the voice of a poet who has been affected by the politics of the day. There is truth and love and life, written from the flesh and blood for all of those who can ...more
Dec 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
Oooops! I bought this thinking it was the next new Fran Lock volume of poetry (so when is that going to happen?), hadn't looked properly, and as I read it, though there are some wonderful poems here and some exceptional lines/groups of lines, I was feeling disappointed because it's not as totally brilliant (to my mind) as the amazing, amazing Pig Thief or the individual poems that I've read by Fran Lock over the last couple of years. And then I reached the end of the book and read the Little Epi ...more
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Sep 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Quickly glanced at Fran Lock's promises and having "discovered" her on; I'm Mark Twain on his first visit to Calaveras County.
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