Dungeon Prompts: Until Our Last Breath

This week’s prompt is: Until Our Last Breath

“Before us great Death stands
Our fate held close within his quiet hands.
When with proud joy we lift Life’s red wine
To drink deep of the mystic shining cup
And ecstasy through all our being leaps—
Death bows his head and weeps.”

– “Death” by Rainer Maria Rilke

“For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”

– Khalil Gibran

 Today’s Prompt:

Imagine that you were in an accident and you can feel your life fading away.  With your last breaths, what does your mind fly to?  Are you scared? Accepting? Worried for friends or family, work unfinished or some other business?  Does your focus change to the hereafter?  With your final breaths, to what do you cling?


The article that you link to this prompt should be a new post written specifically for this assignment. 


Dungeon Prompts are meant to open up the abandoned rooms inside ourselves and dust them off a bit.  Explore the recesses of your mind and get back with a poem, story, essay or creative offering.  Link your post to this specific prompt page and I’ll share your link back with our readers.

To participate, all you’ll need to do is:

1.            Tag your post with: “DungeonPrompts”

2.            Link back to this page in the body of your post *

3.            Dive deep within and give us a glimpse of your soul!**


*note: If the pingback doesn’t work, then please leave the link to your post in the comment section.

**If you don’t have a blog please feel free to join the discussion in the comment section


The Last Breath Prompt contributors are:

Finality – Dream Cloud Diaries

With My Last Breath – Living, Learning and Letting Go

A Welcome Death – Finale to an Entrance

Breathless – SplitSpeak

Alone, Alone I Will Go – Follow Your Shadow

Death – Views Splash!

This Cup – Nik’s Place

Last Harvest – Traces of the Soul

Of Dancing – Anawnimiss

Friendship’s Last Breath – Marth0stout

I was shot you know!! – Contemplating Me.in

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