My End-of-the-World Top 10 List

December 21, 2012 § 5 Comments

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Today the world will end. So in honor of this, our last day on Earth, I offer a final top 10 list.

If I could only …

10. Read one last book: I’d read To the Lighthouse by Virgina Woolf.

9. Watch one last movie: I’d watch Malick’s beautiful, epic, heartbreaking The New World.

8. Eat one last meal: I’d eat surf and turf, obviously.

7. Visit one last place: I’d be on a boat in the middle of the lake where I spent all those precious childhood summers.

6. Savor one last poem: It would be “Renascence” by Edna St. Vincent Millay … All I could see from where I stood / was three long mountains and a wood …

5. Experience one last rush: I’d ride my horse as fast as I could through that open field of new green wheat. The wind in my hair, strong muscles moving beneath me … thinking I’m in control, but knowing I could lose it in an instant. « Read the rest of this entry »

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