Posted by M. King on December 04, 2002
In Reply to: Do not stand by my grave and weep posted by Wayne Johns on December 01, 2002
If you are interested the Canadian composer Eleanor Daly has written a beautiful Requiem (Mass for the Death) for 4 parts a capella singing and she uses this text. It is very beautiful.
: : There is a poem that starts like this:
: : Do not stand by my grave and weep
: : I am not there, I do not slDo 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 the 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 stars that shine at night.
: Do not stand at my grave and cry,
: I am not there, I did not die..
: : I am looking for this entire poem. I thought that this might be the perfect place to ask, as we all love words, and phrases and such...and someone might be able to help me.
: : If you can help me, I thank you.