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Author: RIVARD, DAVID
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Rivard, David    Poet's Biography
24 poems available by this author


AMERICA SPEAKING    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Speech; Immigrants; United States; Oratory; Orators; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration; America


BEWITCHED PLAYGROUND    Poem Text    
First Line: Each could picture probably
Subject(s): Daughters; Youth


CURES    Poem Text    
First Line: The part of the soul that doubts, again and again
Subject(s): Music, Rock; Rock & Roll


ENEMIES OF ENORMITY    Poem Text    
First Line: And thanks to a polymer the chemists jimmied-up in bern
Subject(s): Prostheses; Legs; Cosmetics; Conduct Of Life


FALL RIVER    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Fathers & Sons; Basketball; Family Life; Anger; Relatives


FOREHEAD    Poem Text    
First Line: I love you
Subject(s): Foreheads; Love


GOD THE BROKEN LOCK    Poem Text    
First Line: I've died enough by now I trust
Subject(s): God; Jesus Christ; Sin; Singing & Singers; Songs


GOING    Poem Text    
First Line: Sunlight fades / the storefront full of magazines.
Subject(s): Magazines


INROAD    Poem Text    
First Line: The radiance that is always around us is incited
Subject(s): Baseball


IT    Poem Text    


LATE?    Poem Text    
First Line: Sometimes everything feels like a trick
Subject(s): Loss


MICHAEL MAZUR    Poem Text    
First Line: Did you really
Subject(s): Mazur, Michael (1935-2009); Paintings & Painters


NOT GUILTY    Poem Text    
First Line: The days are dog-eared, the edges torn,
Subject(s): Johnson, Robert (1913-1938); Music & Musicians; Vallejo, Cesar (1892-1917); Poetry & Poets


NOTE TO MYSELF    Poem Text    
First Line: Having survived self- / esteem (both low & high), like
Subject(s): Self


OTHERWISE ELSEWHERE    Poem Text    
First Line: Somewhere over there the lawyer with a yellowish leaf in his hair;
Subject(s): Human Behavior; Relationships; Social Commentaries; Conduct Of Life; Human Nature


PLURAL HAPPINESS    Poem Text    
First Line: A curtain bellying like a pregnant cloud, warm white
Subject(s): Happiness; Joy; Delight


QUESTION FOR THE BRIDE    Poem Text    
First Line: Now that everything seems so persuasive
Subject(s): Brides


STOWAWAYS    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Ancestors & Ancestry; Immigrants; Conduct Of Life; Heritage; Heredity; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration


SUMMONS       
First Line: Suppose I can convince myself this
Subject(s): Alienation (Social Psychology); Dissenters; Exiles; Marginality, Social; Estrangement; Outcasts


THE MOON IN TIME LAPSE    Poem Text    
First Line: The moon in time lapse sliding over skyline
Subject(s): Moon; Time


TORQUE    Poem Text    
First Line: After his ham & cheese in the drape factory cafeteria
Subject(s): Industry; Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


WHAT WE CALL CHILDHOOD    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Children; Childhood


WORKING BLACK    Poem Text    
First Line: The part of stockholm I saw at 22, I saw as an employee & thief
Subject(s): Restaurants; Jobs; Immigrants; Cafes; Diners; Emigrant; Emigration; Immigration


ZEUS AND APOLLO    Poem Text    
First Line: Written on clapboard or asbestos siding, the cartoony
Subject(s): Goddesses & Gods