Do not stand at my grave and weep

Thanks to Peedeel’s Blog for this uplifting poem about grief and loss. Peace to all who are grieving today.

Peedeel's Blog

graves

Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there; I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning’s hush
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there; I did not die

Mary Elizabeth Frye

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