Do not stand at my grave and weep book
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Do not Stand at my Grave and Weep by Mary Elizabeth Frye (read by Tom O'Bedlam)
Although the origin of the poem was disputed until later in her life, Mary Frye's authorship was confirmed in after research by Abigail Van Buren , a newspaper columnist. There have been many claimants to the poem's authorship, including attributions to traditional and Native American origins. Dear Abby author Abigail Van Buren researched the poem's history and concluded in that Mary Elizabeth Frye , who was living in Baltimore at the time, had written the poem in
Do Not Stand At My Grave and Weep
Glenis studied for a B. A Hons in English Literature after taking early retirement. She was awarded her degree at the age of I recited this poem at the funeral of my father, who died suddenly at the age of ninety one after a good and full life. We wanted the funeral service to be a celebration of his life and I felt that this beautiful poem set the tone for the service. The poem suggests that death is not the end and that we live on in spirit as part of nature. I found the poem by chance when looking for a suitable eulogy and at the time was unaware of the story behind it.
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