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Blue Insights

Please Don’t Let Me Be the Last One to Die

Who will be the last of us I wonder

By Katarzyna Bialasiewicz on iStock (image licensed by author)

My phone rang,
long after midnight
He is gone she said
Died peacefully holding my hand
Cancer was what we fought,
but I think he was just too old and onery
to live his wife told me,
trying to laugh through her first morning alone
in over fifty years
They had been married
since we were all together in school
He had been my friend for…



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Thomas Plummer

Thomas Plummer


A simple life dedicated to leaving the world a little better than I found it. Long career in the business of fitness, writer of books, speaker, personal coach.