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Posted: December 18th. 2008 7:40:35 PM
Bereavement Poem by Mary Elizabeth Frye
Age Group: Adult
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.
Written by Mary Elizabeth Frye
Author's Notes: I found this poem very comforting after my aunt died, especially as she was very much a nature spirit.
Author's Location: Clayton, Victoria
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