POETRY MONTH: text redacted from 2017 SAFE MODE by Sam Riviere blog post
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i like to read but little else
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1914 memoir about alcoholism that oozes big denial
a dark, engaging, affecting read
A Wild and Precious Life
the bottle salves but doesn’t heal
I have mental health problems
My latest review over at Open Pen discusses the point of fiction…
Humour books about the bottle don’t sit right
drowning in sobriety like I used to drown in booze; even sublime prose can’t hoist me happy
If Gregor Hens can give up smoking, I can give up booze.
Off the booze (again), I enjoy a book but despair of life.
Lunar Caustic is a lie.
an accurate depiction of the lust and boredom that threatens to overwhelm all of us who aren’t pious, delusional, fuckheads
“Help me, help me,” I cry, “I’m too sober to read”.
Preacher is fine, but it’s irrelevant to real life. I should adopt a Syrian child refugee.
All Men Must Die, innit?
Should non-fiction books about intoxicants even be legal, yeah?
pleasure is a lightening bolt that leaves no trace
Fantastic Mr Fox is an ode to adventure capitalism. My life is an ode to wine.
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