Poetry August – my (Robbie’s) review of Voices (in the trash) by Frank Prem

It’s a great pleasure to be able to share with you Robbie CHeadle’s review of Voices (In The Trash).

It is a greta delight to have been able to (in a way) bring these objects and creatures to life (or to voice, perhaps), and so much more so when I know another someone else has also enjoyed them.

Pop over to Robbie’s place and check out the review and her own work, with Sir Chocolate and her other writings – both prose and poetry.

It’s a great visit.

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What Amazon says

Voices (In The Trash): A Picture Poetry Book by [Frank Prem]

What if they could talk?

What if the objects that catch our eye as we wander down the aisles at the Trash and Treasure Market could tell their own stories?

Frank Prem has heard them.

Voices In The Trash is a conversation with objects and things that exist on another plane, but whose voices are as real as yours and mine.

Join Frank Prem on his listening journey through the Trash and Treasure Market.

Can you hear them speak?

My review

This is a unique picture book featuring photographs the poet has collected from various trash and treasure markets around Australia. Each photograph depicts an unusual item that would be a treasure in the rights hands. These items include inter alia books, a selection of peacock features displayed in a pot, naked ceramic gnomes suspended on wires from the ceiling, a variety of globes of the world…

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8 thoughts on “Poetry August – my (Robbie’s) review of Voices (in the trash) by Frank Prem

    • Thanks so much Liz.

      Yes, I intend to do mpore, but I keep letting myself get distracted by fancy formatting of pigeon poetry and such. The other big reason for slow down is I like to be by myself while I psych myself up for a reading/recording and formatting session. That hasn’t been possible with all or repeat lockdowns (number 6 at the moment), so I’ve let that side of things slide a bit.

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