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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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Sep 14, 2007 rated it it was amazing
Twisted. Bizarre. Wondrous. Freaky. Mysterious. Awesome.

I only hope there's more Frank Poems on their way.
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Aug 26, 2008 rated it really liked it
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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
C.A.
May 01, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
WHAT AN ASSHOLE THIS POET IS!
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.

There are samples of the book available:
http://CAConrad.blogspot.com
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Frank is a deviant. I love him.
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CAConrad’s childhood included selling cut flowers along the highway for his mother and helping her shoplift. He is the author of 9 books of poetry and essays the latest While Standing In Line For Death is forthcoming from Wave Books in September 2017. He is a Pew Fellow and has also received fellowships from Lannan Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Headlands Center for the Arts, Banff, RADAR, Flying O ...more
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