After we pronounce, I rush

After we pronounce, I rush
to sit and write the death note–
when my intern looks at me
his eyes sheen so red and wet
  1. Tanaga – a Filipino poetic form of seven phonetic units in four lines, similar to a haiku
  2. In a hospital with resident doctors, teams take care of patients. Teams usually consist of at least one intern (first-year) resident and a senior resident.
  3. When a patient dies, a doctor needs to perform an official exam to pronounce death. This is usually followed by a large amount of paperwork.

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