The last word...  June 11, 2012 - June 16, 2012

Reading and Deliberating


Compose your epitaph, what do you want etched on tombstone or memorial, how do wish strangers passing by to remember you?

There is only one restriction: it cannot be longer than 50 words.

So come on here is your chance, have the last word and write your legacy.

Awards for epitaphs which communicate:

Great ambition in life (Most Ambitious),
Great honesty in recounting (Most Sincere),
Least self-aggrandizing (Most Humble),
and two honourable mentions.


Most Ambitious Most Ambitious
Most Sincere Most Sincere
Most Humble Most Humble
Honourable Mention Honourable Mention
Honourable Mention Honourable Mention


Allan Eddings
Allan Eddings
Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia


13 Contestants
13 Submissions
Created Jun 12, 2012

Submit Submit Writing


  • Any Member can Submit
  • Only Poetry can be Submitted
  • All Genres of Writing can be Submitted
  • Each Contestant May Submit 1 Piece of Writing
  • Writing may be submitted 6/11/2012 - 6/16/2012
  • Winners will be decided by the Moderator


Allan Eddings 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 Allan Eddings if you have any further questions.

Recent Submissions

When I Die When I Die

A Poem by Lydia

Epitaph Epitaph

A Poem by RFDIII

Ambition Ambition

A Poem by Vesa Lee