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2019 tombstone:

𝓙𝓸𝓱𝓷
𝓑𝓮𝓵𝓸𝓿𝓮𝓭 𝓕𝓪𝓽𝓱𝓮𝓻
𝓪𝓷𝓭 𝓗𝓾𝓼𝓫𝓪𝓷𝓭

17th century tombstone:

[shaped like a giant skull with wings]

Hᴇʀᴇ ʟʏᴇs ᴛʜᴇ ᴍᴏᴜʟᴅᴇʀɪɴɢ
ᴄᴏʀᴘsᴇ ᴏғ Gɪɴɴʏ Bʀᴏᴡɴ

Hᴇʀ ʟᴀᴜɢʜ ғᴏʀᴇᴠᴇʀ ᴍᴏʀᴇ sɪʟᴇɴᴛ

Pʀᴇᴘᴀʀᴇ ᴛʜʏɴᴇsᴇʟғ, ᴏɴʟᴏᴏᴋᴇʀ

Dᴇᴀᴛʜ ᴄᴏᴍᴇs ғᴏʀ ᴀʟʟ

fuck I wrote “her laugh forever more silent” and then imagined if I had to write that for my wife and made myself sad

feeling extremely powerful empathy for an anonymous imaginary 17th century widower I just now created

@laser when Lemuel Wenterworth Brown (1652-1719) wrote “her laugh forever more silent,” I felt that...

@Aleums thank you. every now and then the muses pick you for a classic Good One and you’ve just gotta listen and press that Post button

@LuigiEsq Adding a clause to my will demanding a 17th century style tombstone

@LuigiEsq Alternately, a statue of me on a horse with the epitaph "He saved us all" so that future generations will wonder what the fuck I did

@LuigiEsq Prepare for death and follow me is a fucking amazing thing to put on a tombstone

@Thomas I know right? I want it on mine. 17th century people had such a sardonically fatalistic relationship with death

@LuigiEsq I mean, dude kicked the bucket at 26 and that probably wasn't uncommon, so you're gonna have a pretty fatalistic view I reckon, lol

@Thomas yeah, death was a lot more of a familiar figure back then.

@LuigiEsq @Thomas I've often thought it was healthier relationship with death in a lot of ways. I mean, a crappy world to live in with so *much* death, but it was a fact of life that people were more comfortable with

@LuigiEsq

HERE LIES THOMAS
Aɢᴇᴅ 35 Yᴇᴀʀs

𝕬𝖓𝖌𝖊𝖑𝖘 𝕭𝖊𝖆𝖗 𝕿𝖍𝖊𝖊 𝕿𝖔 𝕿𝖍𝖞 𝕽𝖊𝖘𝖙

ᴀs ᴛʜᴇ ʀᴇᴀᴘᴇʀ ᴄᴀᴍᴇ ғᴏʀ ʜɪᴍ
ɪᴛ sʜᴀʟʟ ᴄᴏᴍᴇ ғᴏʀ ʏᴏᴜ
ʏᴏᴜ ᴄᴀɴɴᴏᴛ ғʟᴇᴇ ᴛʜᴇ ʙʟᴀᴅᴇ
ᴏғ ɪᴛs ᴛᴇʀʀɪʙʟᴇ sᴄʏᴛʜᴇ

☠️
Lᴜɪɢɪ Esǫᴜɪʀᴇ,
Aɢᴇᴅ 24 Yᴇᴀʀs
Lᴀɪᴅ ᴛᴏ Rᴇsᴛ Bᴇɴᴇᴀᴛʜ ᴛʜɪs Gʀᴀss
Eᴠᴇʀ Sᴛɪʟʟ Tʜᴏᴜɢʜ Aɢᴇs Pᴀss
Mᴇᴛ ᴡɪᴛʜ Dᴇᴀᴛʜ ᴀs ᴀʟʟ Mᴇɴ Mᴜsᴛ
Asʜ ᴛᴏ Asʜ ᴀɴᴅ Dᴜsᴛ ᴛᴏ Dᴜsᴛ

@Dayglochainsaw @LuigiEsq
Grave stones in the 1700s:
Remember thy mortality, as you come to join me

Grave stones in 2020:
Yeah I'm A GAMER
yeah I ate so much SAND that I DIED

@LuigiEsq 1999 tombstone is 17th century tombstone but in comic sans

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