on Friday, February 7th, 2020.
Air. Via nostrils. Sometimes by mouth.
Constant intake throughout the day.
Dependency likely. May be cut
with toxic elements.
Six mugs of instant coffee, two
of Earl Grey. Lower dose than usual.
Peanuts (80g). KP. Salt and vinegar.
Salmon, baked. Dressed with lemon slice.
Peas: approximately 60. Not
one of them an actual sphere.
Artificial potato. Milkwhite, frozen.
Contents included chemicals listed
on the box. Did not translate.
Sourdough, ham and vintage cheddar.
Two slices of each, arranged in
a sandwich-type scenario with olive-
based spread and posh mayonnaise.
One bar of crushed nuts: cashews
and a crunchy, binding substance.
Wrapper not recyclable
in this territory.
That’s it for food (as of 20:47:23).
Aspirin (500mg). Advised to dissolve one
in water and gargle the mixture, three times
a day. Have taken it once. Pharmacist said
to swallow rather than spit.
What does she know?
Otrivine spray. 0.1%. Xylometazoline
Hydrochloride. Three times a day
for three days. Apply once in each nostril.
Omeprazole Teva. Oral use. Gastro-
resistant capsules, hard. 20mg, twice
daily. How about weight-loss
and exercise, they said. Am
deaf in the ear into which
that one goes.
Serimel 50mg. One tablet daily.
Better at night. Doesn’t half
whack you. Slight overdose.
Waiting for the wooze.
Mojito-filled chocolates. Forgot
about those. Three with the fish.
Sharp and delicious.
Sildenafil. 50mg. Popped one earlier,
hopeful that someone on this boat
would notice and find it of interest.
So far, nothing doing.
is expected to persist for quite some time.
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