For innocence lost…

…all over the world.

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 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 cry;
I am not there. I did not die.

– Mary Elizabeth Frye

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4 Responses to “For innocence lost…”

  1. That’s beautiful, Ally. I’m so sad about what happened today to all those poor children. 😦

  2. Me too, Ash. I’m at a loss for words tonight.

  3. Becky Williamson Says:

    Deeply touched by this wonderful writing…

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