Bewitched Playground

Bewitched Playground A kind of public dreaming takes place via the music of these poems a music as likely to visit the long dead ghosts of the Kwakiutl tribe as Gianni Versace and as interested in the baby seat of a car

  • Title: Bewitched Playground
  • Author: David Rivard
  • ISBN: 9781555973025
  • Page: 317
  • Format: Paperback
  • A kind of public dreaming takes place via the music of these poems a music as likely to visit the long dead ghosts of the Kwakiutl tribe as Gianni Versace, and as interested in the baby seat of a car as it is in a boxing ring Building on the critical success of David Rivard s two earlier, award winning books, Bewitched Playground widens both his emotional aperture andA kind of public dreaming takes place via the music of these poems a music as likely to visit the long dead ghosts of the Kwakiutl tribe as Gianni Versace, and as interested in the baby seat of a car as it is in a boxing ring Building on the critical success of David Rivard s two earlier, award winning books, Bewitched Playground widens both his emotional aperture and formal range Rivard calls it my book of domestic voodoo not a book about having a child, but written out of a life touched by a new intimacy, and tuned in to an unwilled strangeness, a fluctuating gravity.Here, the unconscious forces of the imagination intersect with the everyday, in a crossroads at the bewitched playground These stylistically innovative poems are full of the rediscovery that the world teems with otherness, with freshness and surprise.

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    1. David Rivards's poems are wonderful dances between humor and sincerity, stark Emersonian observation, and tongue in cheek Schuyleresque introspection. He transforms the actual world into sign and symbol of itself. A woman or lamp is there in literal fact, but also sign for hundreds of different impressions and connotations. His thoughts are clear extended breaths, wrapping across several lines and waterfalling down the page, yet never meandering. Bewitched Playground is a wonderfully American co [...]

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