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On Our Deathbed

When you are 93
breathing in a ventilator beside me
I will still say to you
what I said at 33:
“You took too damn long.” 103 more words


Beatific angels
mask a maiden’s dying wish
Hell hears her heartbeat

Haiku Horizons Prompt: Mask. Other entries – here.


Premonition of a Death – How is the living is notified when a loved one dies

We have all heard stories where a person wakes up and announces that a close relative has just died. Then in the morning they find out it is true. Read More.


The Medicalization of Death in History

When the Black Death swept through Europe in the 14th century, it claimed the lives of over 75 million people, many of who were clergymen whose job it was to help usher the dying into the next world. 623 more words


A Life of Regret

Everything is great.

It was the best of times.

Everything is horrible.

It was the worst of times.

I am large. I contain multitudes.

#YOLO… 599 more words

Love of The Night Prayer

The people of the past would cry on their deathbed and when asked why, they would say we will miss the long winter nights of long qiyaam.