Blowout author Denise Duhamel review ☆ 3

review Blowout author Denise Duhamel

Blowout author Denise Duhamel review ☆ 3 è In Blowout Denise Duhamel asks the same uestion that Frankie Lyman the Teenagers asked back in 1954—Why Do Fools Fall in Love Duhamel's poems readily admit that she is a love struck fool but also embrace the crazy wisdom of the Fool of the Tarot deck and the fool as entertainer or jester From aBeyond Duhamel explores the nature of romantic love and her own limitations She also examines love through music film and history Michelle and Barak Obama's inauguration and Cleopatra's ancient sex toy Duhamel chronicles the perilous cruelties of love gone awry but also reminds us of the compassion and transcendence in the aftermath In Ha. Most of the poems in this book don't live up to what I expect from Duhamel the funky cheeky playful verse I've come to appreciate I couldn't help but wonder if she was writing about the poet Nick Carbo her ex husband I kept envisioning these poems were about him which made it seem like I was a little too close to the subject matter It felt like voyeurism They felt a bit vengeful like the poems had axes to grind

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In Blowout Denise Duhamel asks the same uestion that Frankie Lyman the Teenagers asked back in 1954 Why Do Fools Fall in Love Duhamel's poems readily admit that she is a love struck fool but also embrace the crazy wisdom of the Fool of the Tarot deck and the fool as entertainer or jester From a kindergarten crush to a failed marriage and. Um wow This is a deceptively complex collection of poetry by one of my favorite poets On the surface it seems like simply a gossipy tell all of a failed marriage a collection in which Duhamel brings her ex's shortcomings to center stage for all to see While it is all of those things and one must assume a delightfully cathartic modicum of healing for the author it is also a brutally honest look at relationships hopes and dark dark places Somehow Duhamel manages to incorporate her usual humor and pop culture references while simultaneously letting the reader into the most painful years of her life This is also a neat example of a poetry collection with a narrative arc Each poem works with the next to produce a memoir novella sort of depiction I highly recommend reading this collection in one sitting preferably while reciting several poems out loud to your friends as they cook dinner pour wine and talk about their own poetic and not so poetic relationships

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Blowout author Denise DuhamVing a Diet Coke with You she asserts that love poems are the most difficult poems to write because each poem contains its opposite its loss and that no matter how fierce the love of a couple one of them will leave the other if not through betrayal then through death Yet in Blowout Duhamel fiercely and foolishly embraces the poetry of lov. Denise Duhamel's Blowout is an excellent collection brimming with poems in her chatty style Exploring breaking up and its aftermath including new love it's open hearted and self deprecating If you loved her books like Kinky and Ka Ching you'll love this collection too