Saturday, June 15, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday


 
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Q: Activity: Spine Poetry. Create a line of poetry with your book spines (take a picture). Not feeling creative? Tell us about your favorite poem.


A: This was the poem my mom asked to be read at her funeral three years ago. Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep is a poem written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye. Although the origin of the poem was disputed until later in her life, Mary Frye's authorship was confirmed in 1998 after research by Abigail Van Buren, a newspaper columnist.

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 sun 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 circling flight.

I am the soft starlight at night.                                                      

Do not stand at my grave and cry,

I am not there; I did not die.

 



1 comment:

  1. Hi I'm new to blogging and following thru from Parajunkie's follow friday.


    You can follow me back at "SnowRavyn's Reviews"

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