Thursday, March 05, 2015
Trailer Trauma by Robin Axberg (1995)
This is one of the oddest chapbooks I have yet to find. It's a collection of poetry with B&W photo images and drawings done by friends of the poet and assembled - interestingly. At first I didn't know what to make of it and then I spied the dedication to "Larry and the Cafe Melange poets". Ah, a clue! Cafe Melange has a history! This can be seen as much as a historical document of Milwaukee history in the early 1990s as anything. Ms. Axberg signed to the book to a friend using her (then/NOW) married name. This chapbook is something alright. Glad I got it.