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From the June/July 2009 Print Edition

MORPHINE: Dosage: 200 milligrams, typically 14 light blue tablets. Timing: unconscious in 5“15 minutes, death in 20“50. ”Thanotogast’s Suicide Methods As soon as the sun departs the house At five in the afternoon He deposits and seals in an amber jar Another pale-blue moon. . . . . Continue Reading »