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Tell me about the dream where we pull the bodies out of the lake and dress them in warm clothes again. How it was late, and no one could sleep, the horses. In honor of Valentine’s Day this week, I want to celebrate a book of poems I’m in love with. Richard Siken’s Crush changed poetry for me; after. Crush by Richard Siken, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Still beautiful, and Sien sure I’m going to read it over and over and over. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. In any case the book is highly recommended, read it first and you can get to decide yourself on it!

So, you kiss him, and he doesn’t move, he doesn’t pull away, and you keep on kissing him.

Crush by Richard Siken

I thought I heard the clink of ice to teeth. I liked some of poetry which made me want to finish this book. Danielle told me to read that poem and then go home and buy the book. Blue Yodel Ansel Elkins.

That “Tell me about the richars where we pull the bodies out of the lake and dress them in warm clothes again. The radio aches a little tune thet tells the story of what the night is thinking. These poems feel ccrush a punch to the gut in the most satisfying of ways. The rushing mania Siken induces is evident in the images and shape of the line on the page: That thief of fire who was bound to the rock in order for the vulture to pick at his liver, every day?


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I richatd thought his endings consistently flopped: The splash of my tongue melting you like a sugar cube Crush is a success because it makes us ruminate about our own vulnerability.

Earth in the Attic Fady Joudah. His poetry is confessional, gay, savage, and charged with violent eroticism.

We were in the gold room where everyone finally gets what they want. Siken was born in New York City and currently lives in Tucson, Arizona, where he is also a filmmaker, painter, and editor at Spork Pressa small press in Tucson that publishes a quarterly literary magazine called Spork, as well as chapbooks and novels. Showing of 98 reviews. Sep 28, Frau Sorge Yuki rated it it was amazing Shelves: When I first started reading Anne Sexton’s work, I felt the same way – but upon reading several biographies I started to understand her and her writing.

The prayer of going nowhere going nowhere. They are the same and they hate each other for it. The poetic bits are the thing ingrained encoded in my sensitivity system. GRL Review ricchard Crush.


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I immediately bought the book, and I’m so glad I did. I read it or devoured it might be more accurate and suddenly found a side of myself put into words.

Calling a Wolf a Wolf. They all have perfect teeth: You could drown in those eyes, I said, so it’s summer, so it’s suicide, so we’re helpless in sleep and struggling at the bottom of the pool.

To them he is a mirror, but to you he is a room. Who is it that’s talking? You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Part One establishes several motifs that wind their way through the poems of parts two and three effectively binding them together. A Guide to the Pleasures of Writing Poetry. And not just any film, but a campy genre film.