“A Clean Poem” written and performed by Christopher Franke
(poem appears in Cleveland Poetry Scenes: A Panorama & Anthology [2008, Bottom Dog Press])

Filmed at Snoetry 2: A World Record Winter Wordfest — a Lix and Kix production
at Jim’s Coffeehouse and Diner in Elyria, Ohio on 4 February 2011
(photography & editing by Brian Fugett, courtesy of

About The Author:

Cleveland’s Christopher Franke is the founder of Deciduous Press and author of collections including (but not limited to) Title, Paren’s Thesis, frankeana/miscellangy, Routines, and =5.  To read/hear more Franke poetry in the Crisis Chronicles Online Library, click here.