If I should die, And you should live, And time should gurgle on, And morn should beam, And noon should burn, As it has usual done; If birds should build as early, And bees as bustling go,– One might depart at option From enterprise below! ‘Tis sweet to know that stocks will stand When we with daisies lie, That commerce will continue, And trades as briskly fly. It make the parting tranquil And keeps the soul serene, That gentlemen so sprightly Conduct the pleasing scene! This story written by Emily Dickinson is about how she doesn't want everyone to stop and mourn her. She wants life to go on and them all to be happy. This shows that deaths may not always be sad It can be the the person has fulfilled their purpose in life and is ready to die.
This poem may be short but has deep meaning to me. "Death is not the end" I truly believe there is a life after death. perhaps a reincarnation cycle, but it is definitely never over. If we allow ourselves to be guided by our souls, our hearts, and our families we will never be lost.
The masquerade of the red death is a story about selfishness and greed. The Prince Prospero cares nothing about the people in his kingdom. He shuts his doors in an attempt to keep the red death out while him and the nobles party. One day he decides to have a masquerade ball and karma comes in the form of the red death killing all the selfish and greedy people."...and the dagger dropped upon the sable carpet, upon which, fell prostrate in death the Prince Prospero." Being greedy, one of the seven deadly sins, caused Prince Prospero to be killed in vengeance.
Lyrics to "If I Die Young" song by The Band Perry: " "The sharp knife of a short life, oh well I've had just enough time" Even if you may have a short life you may have accomplished everything you want to do. Some people even if they live for all eternity will never accomplish half of what some people do. Some people that died young while
Caitlin Doughty, an American undertaker, discovers the diversity of death practices around the globe in order to reform funeral rites at home. Many people bury their dead but It may be in a different way than our own ways. Mummification, cremation, and the burning of a shroud. Doughty goes around the US to find out what different kinds of ceremonies are held in the US and how they are preformed.
"Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live." - Norman Cousins quotes from BrainyQuote.com If we allow ourselves to lower ourselves to the morals of those around us we will slowly be killing ourselves inside. If we never take risks we may be surviving but it is not truly living.