Sep 28, 2022
Standoff
Posted by David Rivard

↠ Standoff ☆ David Rivard, Standoff, David Rivard, Standoff I often feel as though I ve entered a standoff between whathappens around me what s going on inside this lifethat goes on on inside my head goes on on on it seemsalmost without me as it has since childhood from Standoff For three decades David Rivard has written from deep within the skin of our times With Standoff he asks an esseI often feel as though I ve entered a standoff between wh ↠ Standoff ☆ David Rivard - Standoff, Standoff I often feel as though I ve entered a standoff between whathappens around me what s going on inside this lifethat goes on on inside my head goes on on on it seemsalmost without me as it has since chi

  • Title: Standoff
  • Author: David Rivard
  • ISBN: 9781555979416
  • Page: 268
  • Format: ebook
↠ Standoff ☆ David Rivard, Standoff, David Rivard, Standoff I often feel as though I ve entered a standoff between whathappens around me what s going on inside this lifethat goes on on inside my head goes on on on it seemsalmost without me as it has since childhood from Standoff For three decades David Rivard has written from deep within the skin of our times With Standoff he asks an esseI often feel as though I ve entered a standoff between wh

↠ Standoff ☆ David Rivard - Standoff, Standoff I often feel as though I ve entered a standoff between whathappens around me what s going on inside this lifethat goes on on inside my head goes on on on it seemsalmost without me as it has since chi

Sari

Standoff is the first book of poetry by David Rivard that I have read It is a volume that has grown on me as I have read the poems Some are quite cohesive, a few feel like they go off track I encourage readers to take the time to savor these poems and decide for themselves.I want to thank the publisher and First Reads for an ARC of this book.


M

Easily my favorite in the collection SalarymanIn the plume of smoke risingfrom a volcano on the coast of Iceland,papery sheets of ash each ripped squarelike a note safety pinned to a child s woolen coatbut torn off by a roadside wind a missing explanation Please help this boy, the note reads, he is a good boy Give him onlywhat is needed He will beneither genius nor dolt He likes thinking as if thinking were the sameas swimming When he hearsthe hum of bees in the honey locustteach him that a barg [...]


Norb Aikin

I m not an expert at critiquing poetry, but there was nothing much that was moving or exceptional here Occasional bursts of clever wordplay an imagery, but that s it Mostly, this collection is filled with basic observations basically observed Standout poems Scooter , Workrules , Lucky Day Still , and This.


Hillary

I thought it was very good for what it wasi prefer novels, I am not a huge fan of poetry that being said it was still a very nice read.


Robin

I read this, remembered liking it relatively well, and now as I sit here attempting to write a review, I cannot remember anything about this collection for the life of me.



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