Morphine addiction is central to understanding the work of Roger Gilbert-Lecomte. This is not a slight, not hardly; the stamina to reside in adjacence is a poet’s power, and morphine, as with other substances, is a great creator of difference. The addict poet, for a time, can be like Mercury — shuttling between the world of the living and that of the dead — a fortuitous personage for the act of description.

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