Slow subtraction

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You have hours left to live.
You will never go home.
Your intestine is ruptured.
Say your goodbyes.
Say your goodbyes.
Your heart is weak.
We are stopping medication.
You have days left to live.
We’ll move you to a different ward.
Say your goodbyes.
There is nothing we can do.
We’ll move you to a hospice.
Your kidneys will soon stop functioning.
Say your goodbyes.
You have days left to live.
We’re really sorry.
We’ll make you comfortable.
You understand we will not treat you?
Say your goodbyes.
Be at peace with the world.
You have days left to live.
Your lungs will soon start filling.
Use the morphine.
Say your goodbyes.

Ok, go home to die, please.
We really need the bed.

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