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However these Americans seem to like their poetry with a big slice of Ham. The poems are all wonderful but they are sometimes read with hysterical over emotion by the actors reading them. That said, when we hear poets read their own work they usually manage to make it sound completely flat and lifeless in my experience so I prefer to listen to actors read them. Frankie and Johnny is one of the worst culprits on this collection and is best skipped. It would be nice to have some actors who had a good understanding of the poetry they're reading. Still it is a good collection of fine poems.