The Last Chapter

Poetry at Death's Door

"When I am gone
and the house desolate,
yet do not thou, O plum tree by the eaves,
the spring forget."

Extract from: "Dame Felicitas Corrigan"
by Helen Waddell (1889-1965), Irish poet and translator

Because I could not stop for Death -
He kindly stopped for me -
The Carriage held but just Ourselves -
And Immortality.

Extract from: 'Chariot'
by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), American Poet

There is a time for everything
a season for every activity under the heaven:
a time for birth and a time to die...

The Bible, Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

is very likely the single best invention of life.
Death is life's change agent.

Steve Jobs (1955-2011)
Apple co-founder

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