Your Ten Favorite Words What used to be called the war between the sexes is now being duked out with great passion and finesse by Reb Livingston in this collection of take no prisoners poems In Your Ten Favorite Words no one

  • Title: Your Ten Favorite Words
  • Author: Reb Livingston
  • ISBN: 9780615161822
  • Page: 407
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  • What used to be called the war between the sexes is now being duked out with great passion and finesse by Reb Livingston in this collection of take no prisoners poems In Your Ten Favorite Words no one is let off the hook, least of all the feisty scribe herself Sassy, freaky, comic, vulnerable, and to use her one of her very own neologisms, gleefullized, Reb LivingstoWhat used to be called the war between the sexes is now being duked out with great passion and finesse by Reb Livingston in this collection of take no prisoners poems In Your Ten Favorite Words no one is let off the hook, least of all the feisty scribe herself Sassy, freaky, comic, vulnerable, and to use her one of her very own neologisms, gleefullized, Reb Livingston s poems are a shot in the arm and a throb in the brain, a rebellious erotics of language, an irrepressible manifesto of the vagaries of the libido, complete with deep mischievousness and dark misgivings If you ve been wondering where poems by the next generation of whip smart, tender tough women can be found Eureka A book full of them is right here Amy Gerstler

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    1. Reb Livingston’s Your Ten Favorite Words is seductive. Turn to the first section and “Our Rascal Asses” greets you as its title. For me, that’s all the “come hither” I need. From the jump I encounter how lovers relate to each other, what ideas the act of sex leads to. There is a hook-up here, a girlfriend, and a wife. There is a spokeswoman for some kind of written love. And that spokeswoman, as a speaker, even talks to her own poems. “I’m trying to be funny,” she writes. “I [...]

    2. Your Ten Favorite Words by Reb Livingston / Coconut Books / 978-0-6151-6182-2 / 75pps / $?Reb Livingston knows how to have a good time and in this saucy collection of poems, she expounds on a few recollections with the same jazzy fun that probably caused them. I like her obvious enjoyment of words, how she teases them into a poem then has her way with them.In the poem “Almost Took A Lover Once”, she boasts “(he was pleasing, so pleasing, he fissured my mind)” And much the continuation of [...]

    3. Reb Livingston's Your Ten Favorite Words is a collection of poems that examines the battle between the sexes in a new way, creating caricatures of men and women. Livingston has a way with imagery, alliteration, and riddles. A number of poems roll into a rhythm, twist the tongue, and require readers to assess each line carefully.The collection is broken down into three parts: Our Rascal Asses; Unsweet and Looking for a Fix; Burgers and Pitchforks. Readers are introduced to three caricatures Smitt [...]

    4. (I usually dislike it when male critics use words like "saucy" to describe a woman's book of poetry, but nonetheless:)Rebecca Livingston's collection (from Coconut Books) of flirtatious, saucy, edgy-with-a-LangPo-twist poems provides portraits of an American woman coming to terms with her country, her lovers, her culture, and yes, her words and herself. Read to entertain yourself, to take a look inside Livingston's fun-house mirror, reflections of the tawdry and tender.An excerpt from one of my [...]

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