July 25, 1881
I studied my temperature chart,
“The condition of that man’s case must have been
extremely critical at one time”
“You prayed God . . .
to send you help,
and he has sent me”
[Michael has composed "Eighty Days," dramatic monologues for each day from July 2, 1881 through September 19, 1881 (from the day president James Garfield was shot until the day he died).]