The Inevitable Appointment  October 25, 2007 - December 31, 2007

Reading and Deliberating


What if you knew the exact day, perhaps even the hour of your own death? How would it cause you to live differently, or respond to the world and the people in it? We live in a culture that fears death, ignores it even. This is one appointment that no one will miss... for it comes to us all. I would like to hear your points of view on this subject - of facing finality. Describe for me through poetry, essay or non fiction writing of your choice. I am not looking for morbid, fatalistic, emo- angst here, but for serious, mature exposition of how life would change if we could "pencil in" the date and time of our exit. This is part of a socio-psychological study I am doing on demystifying death. For a moment remove the "taboo," step outside of your cultural or religious box, and let yourself creatively explore this provocative inevitablity.


Sorry no cash, but horizon expansion once again awaits...


First Place First Place
Second Place Second Place
Third Place Third Place


C.J. Klein
C.J. Klein
Red Wing, MN


Created Oct 25, 2007

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  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only these Genres Can be Submitted:
    • Religious
    • Nonfiction
    • Pop Culture
    • Essays
    • Sociology
    • Psychology
    • Philosophy
    • Current Affairs
    • Poetry
  • Each Contestant May Submit 2 Pieces of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 10/25/2007 - 12/31/2007
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


C.J. Klein is solely responsible for the content of this contest, including all promised prizes. Take any promises of large monetary awards with a grain of salt. Contact C.J. Klein if you have any further questions.