Alcohol is a dangerous thing. It is also a useful tool if used properly. In the same way a near-death experience invokes a sudden passion for life, being drunk (a near-stupid experience) can also ignite a glorious celebration of one's creative faculties.
If not, sobering up gives a keen recognition of the sound arguments the senses can propose when not clouded by foreign chemicals.
Written while enjoying a beer and reading "The Monkey Wrench Gang" in the backyard of Brian's grandparents' house/ranch in Oregon at around 10:30 in the morning.