a poorly dressed pantomime

Watteau, Jean-Antoine; Pierrot, Harlequin and Scapin; National Trust, Waddesdon Manor; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/pierrot-harlequin-and-scapin-229582

Frankie bb’s surrealist scene recalls the prose poetry of Charles Simic, except the former does not neglect the “poetry” in “prose poetry”. With his intoxicating rhythm, and his whimsical and sometimes frightening imagery, he is definitely a poet to keep your eye on.

frankie bb | Club Plum Literary Journal

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