For today’s prompt, I’m supposed to write my obituary. I think it’s rather morbid but at the same time, who else knows you better than yourself?
Still, it’s tough to ask one to write her own obituary on her own blog, WordPress! Do you really have to remind me of my own mortality?
It’s enough that we see signs of our mortality every day, that we’re reminded we’re not long for this earth really, and so we blog about our lives, no matter how mundane the events that mark our days are. We blog about the things we love and the people we admire and whatever else we blog about just so we leave our mark – any mark – to tell the world that once upon a time, we were here. And once upon a time, we mattered.
And then, just like that, we were gone.
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That is an excellent epitaph. I am also fond of the one attributed to John Keats, the English poet. “Here lies One Whose Name was writ in Water.”