I Got Drunk and then Poetry - Mark Petersen

I Got Drunk and then Poetry

By Mark Petersen

  • Release Date - Published: 2013-02-10
  • Book Genre: Poetry
  • Author: Mark Petersen
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4 Score: 4 (From 649 Ratings)

I Got Drunk and then Poetry Mark Petersen read online review & book description:

These poems were composed while having drinks downtown, enjoying the college-town local nightlife often with a typewriter and sometimes with an ink-pen and a Moleskine notebook. I let myself go, and I wrote a few gems and a whole lot of crap.
I have chosen the gems and applied Hemingway’s advice: “write drunk, edit sober”. My raw poetry was rife with typos and holes and I needed to edit it to make it clear and coherent. But I also didn’t want to overcook it; in my editing I strove to keep each poem faithful to the original so that the emotion and drunkenness would be maintained.

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Posted Reviews

  • opens my eyes to all the art around me

    By spookiezelda
    Poetry has become such an out for me. And every single word laid out on those pages showed me that there is art in everyone. Even in me
  • well...

    By dauntlaw
    It's exactly what you'd expect a free book of drunk poetry to be like.
  • Short and sweet

    By Kimberquat
    I love the honesty and how direct all these poems are The last one really hit me, and made me feel better about my own writing I need to appreciate myself so others can appreciate me Thank you!!!!
  • Beautiful

    By Sahararoseee
    Beautiful concept . I’d love to read more !
  • Free

    By AlienUnicorn420
    I guess I can’t complain it’s free
  • beautifully written

    By kayleecash
    need i say more?
  • Thank you for your truths

    By Jowillyo
    Something I admire about reading and writing is the pure honesty behind it. I’m intrigued with the way you made me feel knowing my altercations with alcohol. The simplicity behind your words spoke BIG amounts of truth and I very much so enjoyed your sets of words.
  • Amazing book

    By _arielp_
    This book shows a lot of examples of living in the moment and knowing what is real it also shows how everything is art and art is beautiful
  • Thumbs upppp great job

    By J buggie
    I’m no poetry critic but to me this is an amazing work, only wish there was a link to your Facebook profile, I would really love to follow up with you and your upcoming projects. Once again this is great work
  • Salute’

    By Aneat1
    Well done! Thoroughly enjoyed every word! Each and every random thought! I am somewhat shall we say on in years and have been writing the same 4 books that have yet to be published. One is my autobiography. Quite a humdinger that one is! I am well educated but that doesn’t necessarily mean common sense. In life or love or my love life ha! I ramble. ... I digress. For that matter the point of this note is to let you know that you have inspired me young man. I think you are a young man. I don’t remember. My memory is gone. You’ll have to buy the book to see why. I need more than that 5 bucks that you bought your beer with as my palate is a bit more refined. I jest. I do hope that this note finds you well and blessed. My regards.

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