Found this again

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by GrayDragon, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. GrayDragon

    GrayDragon Chillaxin

    Sep 2, 2009
    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's 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 star that shines at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry.
    I am not there; I did not die.
  2. Isn't that beautiful!! I am not going to be buried, I don't want a "funeral", I want a celebration of life, and this is perfect for it. Thanks for sharing!!
  3. SarahFair

    SarahFair Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    I heard that in a movie (or 2)..
    Just cant remember which..
  4. GrayDragon

    GrayDragon Chillaxin

    Sep 2, 2009
    Quote:It's been in a few. It was a quite popular inscription at one point.
  5. tonini3059

    tonini3059 [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Luv

    Nov 6, 2008
    Southwestern PA
    That is the saying we picked to have on the back of my mom's card at the funeral home.
  6. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    My dad read that poem at my sister-in-law's memorial service, a couple of years ago. After the service, a reception was held at their local pub/restaurant. We took turns telling stories about Claire - we were sharing tears of laughter, much of the time. She would have loved it, and I think it honored the sentiment of the poem.

    I hope my family will read it for me, when I finally go . . .

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