What do you think about this poem?
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 and cry,
I am not there. I do not die.
- CogitoLv 72 months agoFavorite Answer
It's one of my favourites. It can mean a great deal to the bereaved.
- 2 months ago
You should edit the lines with "I am" in front.
- 2 months ago
This poem is one of my favourite poems.
- Anonymous2 months ago
Yes, I've seen it a million times before. The technical literary term for it is "glurge."
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- deniseLv 72 months ago
I think its thoughtful and poignant.
- username_hiddenLv 72 months ago
Whatever it's literary merits may be, it's utterly wrong about the fate of the soul. It sounds like the author had abandoned all hope in God's promises, and all fear of judgement, and could fall back on nothing in their place except vague, baseless platitudes.
- NONAMELv 72 months ago
i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am i am ...its a bit repetitive
- audreyLv 72 months ago
It's very sad and it makes me cry.
- MarkLv 52 months ago
An oldie, but a goodie.