Contemporary Poetry: “david.”
by Christian St. Croix
a shirt. some brandy. a harp. a horn. an airstream. a fist. a stripe. a machine. thursday. a flee. a brook. las vegas. some boys. shaving cream. and you. “david” is a collection of verses, stories, prose and poetry by queer up-and-coming storyteller, Christian St. Croix.
What One Reader Had To Say!
I love poetry and found this book extremely enjoyable to read. Poetry to me is like Jazz, not always a rhyme or reason for every word yet it all fits beautifully together and means something different to each individual absorbing it. A good poem (to me) is like the ebb and flow of the ocean, soothing yet thought provoking. As I read through this book I was captivated not only by the writing style but by the ongoing story Christian tells. It is vivid, authentic, and captures his heart in a striking way.
By far my favorite poem in this collection is “When He Falls Asleep, I’m Gonna Put My Clothes Back On and Go Home” as it beautifully conveys the feeling of being torn between two worlds, and how a city can feel to someone from the country (I’ve so been there). Then there is “Some Boys” which is sexy yet sorrowful, I could feel the emotions emanating from the pages as I understood all to well what the story conveyed. I also loved “The Thing About Substitution”, no truer words have been said.
I’d say anyone looking for a good read that is deep but not tedious, sexy without trying, and full of unadulterated heart will enjoy this book. Heck, I’m a straight woman and yet I loved this book and could relate to the emotions in many of the poems. It really made it
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Christian St. Croix
is a queer singer and writer living in San Diego, California. He's charmed by words, tacos, tattoos, slasher flicks and fight sports. His best friend is a Miniature Poodle named Hendrix.The Contemporary Poetry Book: “david” Is Available On Kindle And Free With Kindle UnlimitedDownload Your Kindle Copy of - davidRead Everywhere with Amazon Free Reading Apps: Follow these easy steps to start reading on your tablet, smartphone, or computer