Write Your Own Tw-Obituary (your life in less than 140 characters)

Another Hat Tip to the Urban Dictionary: “Your life’s work summed up in 140 characters or less. Just the right size for a gravestone perhaps?”

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So Much Untoward Glee

Written by karenatsharon on July 23, 2013 10:58 am
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I was not distinguished,
Yet I was blessed to have
a loving, laughing life filled with
hope, renewal and song.
Ere I was extinguished.

philosophy and creativity

Written by Christina Hendricks (@clhendricksbc) on July 21, 2013 4:18 pm
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A philosopher from young age, life seemed to flow directly towards academia. Reason, logic, argument—time to add more creativity. #ds106

A mind Full

Written by mdvfunes on July 21, 2013 12:23 pm
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Always a mind full, tried 2 B mindful.

Gone in this life but not the next

Written by tanyalau on July 21, 2013 9:44 am
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Curious in life. Loved family, lived for her boy. Many dreams but no regrets. Looking forward to #reincarnation, preferably as an albatross.

This is what the world came to in my lifetime.

Written by @caro_swinburne on July 21, 2013 6:21 am
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2 weeks underwater, 11 years asleep. Enjoyed travel, technology, taking photos. Will be missed by lolcat writers and McDonald’s everywhere.


Written by melindakumi on July 21, 2013 2:52 am
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#iquotedsillythings #was #4life here am i, all of me, take my life, it’s all for thee. and her heart broke one final time into the eternal.


Written by Cris Crissman @Cris2B on July 20, 2013 11:31 pm
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@Cris2B has trended for the first and last time #teacher #digitalstoryteller #gardener http://bit.ly/16Crxww

Dancing With God

Written by Rochelle Lockridge (@Rockylou22) on July 20, 2013 10:43 pm
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@rockylou22 Variety garden in life: roses, daisies, dandelions, weeds & sticker-bushes has reached her full potential & is dancing with God

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Written by CogDog on July 20, 2013 9:52 pm
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My Life in 140

Written by JanWeb3 on July 20, 2013 7:01 pm
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Ancestry: (Ireland, England, Holland, Spain, Maryland) Life: Amherst, Haifa, NYC, Montreal, Philadelphia, Vancouver (Travel Maui, UK, Italy)

My tw-obit

Written by karen (@kfasimpaur) on July 20, 2013 5:43 pm
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Maker of things, lover of rural life, writer. Always searching for something that couldn’t really be found.

#tagging a Life

Written by @aforgrave on July 20, 2013 4:59 pm
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#learner #magic #UT #osc #educator #mac #husband #filemaker #dad #ocup #ecoo edVisioned @Marcellus_01 #twHaiku de•tri•tis #ds106 #105theHive

Ups and Downs

Written by colemama on July 20, 2013 4:28 pm
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In an attempt to be a grounded and stable rock, the balance of rigidity & strength was challenged. So, the pros & cons of life – death, too?


Written by StefanieJ2 on July 20, 2013 12:57 pm
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Best Served Cold

Written by @iamTalkyTina on July 20, 2013 12:44 pm
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Cold. Still. Unmoving. MAD! Thoughts of Friendship, Love, & True Friends. Todd will free me. Thoughts of Retribution, yet to come. REVENGE!!

They Say Sandy Brown Jensen is Dead

Written by Sandy Brown Jensen on July 20, 2013 12:35 pm
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“She knew what both worlds were worth.
Be quiet & still now.
Her name has been erased
from the roaring volume of speech.”

–With a tip of the tombstone to Rumi’s “Sanai”
translated by Coleman Barks

The twitter playwright has gone

Written by Bill Smith @byzantiumbooks on July 20, 2013 10:46 am
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He lived to be one hundred forty. He left behind much unfinished work. He left behind many unfinished plays. He had zero characters left.