Me!!! What a surreal thing to do. But, actually, fascinating. Here’s the thing. I don’t want to leave behind a mess. I know too many people who, for whatever reason, have not even drawn up a will. People my age, which is 77. When you should have a will. Thus, upon their demise, leaving a mess for others to contend with.
Love the humor. Your stuff is so good! "CC was so pleasant, I almost wanted to let her take my body right then and there." Georges Brassens wrote many clever songs about being dead. "Le Testament" is one that has a similar kind of humor. Toujours un plaisir de te lire, alors s.t.p. ne te précipite pas dans les bras de CC.
I'm looking into being buried and becoming compost for a tree. It'll give me something to keep me occupied after.
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Richard, this is so humorous and real God. I laughed so much when I read this piece thank you so much it was really terrific. I’m right there with you with the same point. I think you’re going to live a long time. Thank you for your wonderful writing it’s really terrific.
I'm with Angie! My husband and I talk about it all the time. But we should wrap things up, though, like what you did. He's came up with an epitaph for our tombstone that I'm on the fence about: " Here lies two mid-list authors. They did their best." I suggested putting the website www abebooks.com so stopperbyes might want to look us up. Good advertising
I don’t get why more people don’t find this topic funny! You made me laugh. And isn’t it nice that your girlfriend doesn’t want you to die? 😁 As a hospice SW, I’m surrounded by death, but then, I’ve always been fascinated (i.e. obsessed) by it. I have a card game called Creative Dying to play with friends. I’m preparing to host a Death Cafe. I also wear alot of black.
Anyway, I appreciate this funny piece.
Oh. You mean you were just kidding?
That's so kind of you to offer. Give me your address for the will.