Mary Elizabeth Frye

(13 November, 1905 - 15 September 2004 / Dayton, Ohio)

Mary Elizabeth Frye
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a Baltimore housewife and florist, best known as the author of the poem "Do not stand at my grave and weep," written in 1932.

She was born Mary Elizabeth Clark, and was orphaned at the age of three. In 1927 she married Claud Frye.

The identity of the author of the poem was unknown until the late 1990s, when Frye revealed that she had written it. Her claim was later proven by Abigail Van Buren.

Her poem was also used in one of the Norwegian protocols to express condolences after the 2011 Norway attacks. more »

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    This was given to me by a dear friend in the Lions Club, just after the death of our son. It is one of those poems that ends up staying with you. You get in a zone and make a connection with the departed that only a poems can generate. I share it at appropriate times with other close friends and I keep it on my home page for quick access.

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    Read this at a good friends service. Could barely get through it...

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  • Vimal Girihagama(6/23/2019 7:24:00 AM)

    This is a beautiful poem, I LOVE it

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  • B m l(6/11/2019 6:44:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem

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  • George Mtunga(4/25/2019 1:30:00 PM)

    I really love this poem,,it remind me of my late sister who died of cancer six years ago.

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  • George Mtunga(4/25/2019 1:30:00 PM)

    I really love this poem,,it remind me of my late sister who died of cancer six years ago.

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  • Anthony Leslie Stewart(3/24/2019 2:15:00 AM)

    So simple, so profound.

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  • Sydney Simmons(3/4/2019 6:33:00 PM)

    I really like this poems. I brings me joy whenever I read it. I think deep down inside of me whenever I sleep. Do not stand at my grave and weep.

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Best Poem of Mary Elizabeth Frye

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

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.

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