Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep Poem by Mary Elizabeth Frye

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

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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.

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Aftab Alam Khursheed 29 August 2014

Glory to be Allah..such a holy desire..The lamp of heaven is shut when tears drip

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David Wood 06 April 2013

This is one of the most beautiful poems I have ever read.

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Mark Dillon 07 February 2013

A true tribute to the spirit of mankind, we are not just one element, mortal life is just one phase of a never ending circle.

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Lizzy Bennet 20 May 2013

this is one of my favorite poems... love never dies.. a loving soul will continue to exist even after death.. it will exist in all the elements that make this universe.. this is the way to remember someone or be remembered.. beautiful words..

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BM 02 September 2022

Very soothing message

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Maria morgan 20 August 2022

Beautiful

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Rachel Hughes 17 August 2022

excellent poem about life after life, because I believe we don't die either.

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Silas Rosalie Dumont 11 August 2022

"Do not stand at my grave and weep/I am not there. I do not sleep"

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Rishini Munasinghe 10 August 2022

It is simple but what's in it, it isn't simple. If I ever die I'd wish I could send this to my loved ones. This poem really does contain so much feeling and expressions. And the energy it contain is endless.

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Tony Giannotti 11 July 2022

Excellent poem Mary! Do not stand at my grave and weep, for I am not there and do not sleep. Wonderful! Thank you for sharing your poem!

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Mary Elizabeth Frye

Mary Elizabeth Frye

Dayton, Ohio
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