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Curio: Grotesques and Satires from the Electronic Age

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In Canadian poet Elizabeth Bachinsky's first full-length collection of poems, you'll witness Antonin Artaud climb a beanstalk and eat his lover's foot as his most torrid affair is revealed in letters; you'll fear the Spy Cam's omniscient eye; you'll test your paranoiac tendencies as an alien abductee; and you'll watch as The Waste Land and The River Merchant's Wife hit the ...more
Paperback, 108 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Book Thug
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There are no words for what is happening to me. I have lost them all. I can't say anything. I have nothing to say. The weather is hot. I have no money. There are vast repositories of knowledge in the catacombs below the Vatican. There are mysteries. There are conjugations. When I wake up in the morning I don't know where I am. I live in a sedan. I sleep wrapped around a gear shift. It is difficult for me to have bowel movements. I am in pain. I am hungry. I am lost. I am twenty-seve
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one of my all time favs
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playful and inventive. loved the old cover better though.
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Elizabeth Bachinsky is the author of five collections of poetry: CURIO, HOME OF SUDDEN SERVICE, GOD OF MISSED CONNECTIONS, I DON'T FEEL SO GOOD and THE HOTTEST SUMMER IN RECORDED HISTORY (forthcoming, 2013). Her poetry has been nominated for awards including the Pat Lowther Award, The Kobzar Literary Award, The George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature, the Governor General's Award for ...more
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