Mary Frye Poems

Mary Frye is an American poet best known for the piece ‘Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep.’ She was born on November 13, 1905 in Dayton. She spent much of her life as a housewife and is known primarily for the single, memorable poem.

Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep

by Mary Frye

‘Do Not Stand at My Grave and Weep’ by Mary Frye was written out of heartfelt compassion, and it has resonated with millions of people experiencing loss and grief.

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.

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