Review: Random thoughts while ill.
Quotes: The narrator is very sick. “Give me some water and put the light on so that I can have a look around.”
“ ‘What for?’ She sounded rather alarmed, doubtless thinking I was raving.”
“Because I want to live. Understand that? This, too, is life. I want to take a look round.”
The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present. Ed. Phillip Lopate.
: Anchor Books. A Division of Random House, Inc. 1995. New York