• Vol. 04
  • Chapter 05

Intermezzo (1) Allegro

He smells like a medication factory. I turn him. Under his skin: jutting geometry. I read Clive James's Unreliable Memoirs - the 'Dunny Man' story. I know the one gasp means laughter. I prepare some ripe strawberries, his tongue receives two, tiny pieces. We watch the birds settle into trees, announcing the change of weather. I turn him. I play Sibelius (Karelia suite for orchestra Op.11). I hold his hand. I write the final report:

Intermezzo (1)
Cancer; brass allegro
Movements within a larger work