A beautiful death.

Our death is up to fate, our life is up to us.

By Amy Salomone

One where I die peacefully while sound asleep. Late in my 80’s with my grand children now standing on their feet.

A beautiful morning to which I won’t be able to get out of bed. A room filled with cries of my love ones mourning over my death.

A life fully lived without regrets, with memories kept intact without having to forget.

With everything settled and ready to leave behind, with my family cared for, no one is left behind.

The bittersweet goodbyes everyone finds difficulty of giving, the gratefulness they feel for all the things that I have given.

My dreams fulfilled and passed on, my children to share the lessons and knowledge I have shared as I pass on.

What a beautiful day it is to die with my wife by my side, 50 years and counting, loving me until the day I died.

Though our natural deaths can’t be planned, the best alternative now is to live our life as beautifully as we can.

As a beautiful life, makes a beautiful death; Beauty then is not in how we die, but how we lived while we can.

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Literature, art, poetry and writings; about life and mortality. bit.ly/31tCBRs

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