Exams and a poem

Exams are coming up, and as per usual, I find different activities to preoccupy myself with. Of course, I am studying, but a little pause never killed anyone…not when such a lovely poem, as will follow, is involved. Vlad found it and I just had to share it, because…well, it really is beautiful. The poem was written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye:

 
Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there, I do not sleep.
I am in a thousand winds that blow,
I am the softly falling snow.
I am the gentle showers of rain,
I am the fields of ripening grain.
I am in the morning hush,
I am in the graceful rush
Of beautiful birds in circling flight,
I am the starshine of the night.
I am in the flowers that bloom,
I am in a quiet room.
I am in the birds that sing,
I am in each lovely thing.
Do not stand at my grave bereft
I am not there. I have not left.

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