Wise Poison

Wise Poison In Wise Poison David Rivard gives us a mind hard at work on the most vital questions Who am I What do I love What can be trusted At issue in these passionate arguments with the self are the curious fo

  • Title: Wise Poison
  • Author: David Rivard
  • ISBN: 9781555972479
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Wise Poison David Rivard gives us a mind hard at work on the most vital questions Who am I What do I love What can be trusted At issue in these passionate arguments with the self are the curious forces that surround us in every part of our lives In an airport lounge in the Yucat n, in the song of a street musician, or simply in the pulsing of skin along the neck,In Wise Poison David Rivard gives us a mind hard at work on the most vital questions Who am I What do I love What can be trusted At issue in these passionate arguments with the self are the curious forces that surround us in every part of our lives In an airport lounge in the Yucat n, in the song of a street musician, or simply in the pulsing of skin along the neck, Rivard finds connections and doubt, and reason for both comfort and rage.

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    About “David Rivard

    • David Rivard

      David Rivard is the author of Bewitched Playground, Wise Poison, which won the James Laughlin Award of The Academy of American Poets, and Torque He teaches at Tufts University and in the M.F.A Writing Program at Vermont College He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.



    835 thoughts on “Wise Poison

    • My new favorite book of poems for this year. So excellent. The poems are somehow both lingering and concise. In dealing with topics as varied as relationships, addiction, recovery (or lack thereof) and faith, the author strikes a nice balance between the personal and the universal.



    • Wise Poison was a pleasant and generally pretty good collection of poems. In terms of topic, they were fairly typical poems of life as one might live it, inflected in places with tones of religion and mystical experience. I found most of the poems to be solid in execution and interesting in idea, but not stellar in either aspect, although there were some sections where I thought line breaks were employed with unusual degrees of effectiveness and thought, like "For one thing I'm glad / the goal o [...]


    • I wanted some inspiration, and I found it here, although there were a few moments I wanted to re-write. This seemed due to trends. This reads like a book from 1996. Some high points for me:"the tragic can go fuck itself.""An impersonator of the helpful""In the praxis of attainables.""I have forgotten the struggle between anguish and anguish.""I'm drawn to the porch by a ripsaw's E-flat run through plywood." "The wind won't celebrate your great jihads."



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