ME/CFS AUSTRALIA (SA) INC
Registered Charity 698
PO Box 28,
South Australia 5007
Closed while relocating
1300 128 339
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.
ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc aims to keep members informed of the various research projects, diets, medications, therapies etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.
Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.
By John Lillison
The poem “Pointy Birds” appears in the 1983 movie, The Man with Two Brains, starring Steve Martin as eminent brain surgeon Dr Michael Hfuhruhurr, and Kathleen Turner as Dolores Benedict, the woman he hits with his car, performs brain surgery on, and falls in love with.
Dr Hfuhruhurr reads the poem to Dolores as she recovers in hospital after her operation:
If you have trouble with the above video, you can view a smaller version suitable for dialup connections:
The full text of “Pointy Birds” can be found here:
Submitted by Peter Scott, Webmaster ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc.