Monday, May 28, 2007

"At My Grave..."


I Did Not Die

Do not stand at my grave and forever 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 stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and forever cry.
I am not there. I did not die.

By Melinda Sue Pacho

2 Comments:

Anonymous May lake said...

These photos and poem and music touched my heart and made me cry! Our armed forces deserve a tribute like this everyday!

5:45 PM  
Blogger VerityINK said...

Here at DU d'DRAT--and at eHumana--we do that everyday.

3:16 AM  

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