Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

By Mary Frye


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.

If you liked this you should check out these other great classic poems.

As One Listens To The Rain, By Octavio Paz

The Midnight Skaters, By Edmund Blunden

Still I Rise, By Maya Angelou

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