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Seconds

She is wrapped up in a mohair shawl

It belonged to her mother

She is watching her sister die

Hospital seconds last for hours

They take it in turns to sit beside

Nurses are kind and watchful

The last precious seconds slip past

Pink turns to grey

Life rushes out

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