09 July

9 July 1920

2 Portland Villas, Hampstead - London


I should like to have a secret code to put on ‘record' what I feel today. If I forget it may my right hand forget its cunning. . . the lifted curtain. . .the hand at the fire with the ring & stretched fingers. . .no, its snowing. . .the telegram to say he's not. . .just the words arrive 8.31. But if I say more I'll give myself away. B.O.C. 412.

I wrote this because there is a real danger of forgetting that kind of intensity, & it won't do.

I must ask Doctor Sorapure what is the immediate treatment for and what are the symptoms of fractured base. [KM Notebooks, undated]