November 17, 1954
Patient examined by Dr. Spode
Minutes transcribed by Dr. McCarrol
Patient exhibits signs of moderate-to-severe
swelling of parietal lobe. Condition worsening
Patient now refers to hands
as "pick-em-ups" and refuses medication.
Patient hasn't the wherewithal
to dress in ward-issued garb and is repeatedly found nude, clutching own
genitals with pick-em-ups and humming through oscillating fans.
Upon examination, Dr. Spode
ordered that Patient's xylophone be removed from Patient's possession
and carefully transported to Dr. Spode's office for research.
Dr. Spode has been heard amatuerishly
tinkering away on said xylophone for hours now. He just needs to figure
out the melody. We all need to. Like the cosmic fife blown hotly
on walls of uncaring ivy. Love, don't spurn this unprofessional
transgression. I have pined to make poetry from shitty,
thin medical notes for so long. There must be melodies stuck between the
crackpots, I always insist. Alas, poetry is not in the prose, but in the
I haven't the wherewithal to
dress in ward-issued garb anymore... Hummmmmm...