- Why Rus ? by Praveen J.
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Why Rus ? by Praveen J.
    Witty Epitaph Contest Winner 

Rus the sailor was a sport
Had much fun at every port
In Rome he met Lydia
Who gave him chlamydia
In Hamburg he got a rash
From a biker with moustache
He'd still be around
Instead of underground
If the waitress in Barcelona
Hadn't given him the Corona

Writing Prompt
Write a short, humorous epitaph for the tombstone of an imaginary person.
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Author Notes
I have written this epitaph for a sailor named Rus who clearly lived a rich life. I heard his family lament at the funeral, "Why Rus.....Why Rus?"


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