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Silent, Horrified Anticipation

I want a closed casket funeral.   

Towards the end of the service, please have the organist play “Pop Goes The Weasel” over and over until everyone in attendance is staring at my casket with silent, horrified anticipation. 33 more words

Ray Visotski

Coffins Vs. Caskets

Is there a difference between the two?

As it turns out, yes.

Clifford A. Pickover, author of Death and the Afterlife: A Chronological Journey from Cremation to Quantum Resurrection… 373 more words

Death And Mourning

Burials Soaring Causing Sharp Decline of Cremation!

TFC-BS Wire: Early this morning we have confirmed reports from the Cornfield that casket sales are soaring!  Funeral homes report the increased demand for full service burials are causing serious issues from scheduling of services, dwindling inventory of embalming fluids, lack of limousine/hearse stock to scarcity of high end caskets. 120 more words

The Funeral Commander-Jeff Harbeson

Only a Mortician Thinks About...

I imagine every career set has little details that only professionals in that field ever really consider. I bet cosmetic surgeons look at everyone and consider how they might “fix” them, or how to replicate them. 597 more words


There, they lie.

There, they lie.
The caskets I have created
For you and I.
But I cannot take that shape.
I cannot squeeze my limbs and torso into such a mould, 158 more words


Caskets of the living

To the One who has never failed my soul,
I trust you.
with the unknown,
with the hidden,
with the distance,
with the confusing,
with the painful, 44 more words

Doric Loop

for Nick and Charlotte

It’s a simple casket, its wood polished to a high luster, the lid edged by a pleasing curve. Something simple; only needed for a couple of days. 795 more words