By Jack Erdmann
To a newly sober individual, the area could be a scary position. engaging messages approximately alcohol, cigarettes, intercourse, and extra threaten newfound sobriety, whereas chemical comforts not supply a well-recognized break out course. In his sequel to his acclaimed autobiography Whiskey's little ones, Jack Erdmann bargains a hauntingly sincere account of his first days of sobriety. A Bar on each nook offers very important navigational bearings for secure passage during the dangers of early restoration.
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There isn’t a lot of blood. She’s just lying there ﬂoppily. “Fucking right in front of me,” the driver says. He’s not much more than a kid, and he’s very pale. “At least she’s dead,” I say. ” “Jesus, I’m sorry. It came right out at my turn, you know? ” 43 A Bar on Every Corner “Yeah,” I say, “well she liked to chase cars. ” I don’t want him to feel bad, and I can’t feel much of anything. I know this isn’t good. But I can’t feel it yet. “Just too playful. ” A cop car comes rolling out of the Arco station at the corner.
The problem is it might be God, and I want nothing to do with Him. What do I do with the time? Who even wants to know me? Why should they? What’s the month after this? Say the alphabet backwards. Say twenty-ﬁve Hail Marys and touch your nose with one ﬁnger. Wade out in your own self-pity and drown in the sump. Time will kill me. ” My relations with 18 Chapter Two God have never been good, but what I hear is that something is capable, if I ask. Certainly I need help. It’s clear to me that the ordinary is insurmountable and the extraordinary is on another plane entirely.
My dog is Louise. I let her come up to my room and sniff around. I watch her snifﬁng the huge, empty bed and see myself lying on it at three in the morning with my neck tight and the air full of terror. I wonder how far away from the rest of the house my room will be at night. When I think about night, it ﬂoats in my head like a phantom storage locker at the bus station. I’d best go downstairs. I’ll cook. Nobody’s home but Steve. ” “Oh. ” The living room has a couch and there are curtains on the windows.
A Bar On Every Corner: Sobering Up in a Tempting World by Jack Erdmann