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Beautiful words for memorial cards - can anyone help??

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noarguments Wed 10-Apr-13 19:36:09

We've just had to do this for my Mum. Amongst other things we used a short piece by Joyce Grenfell - If I Should Go. I also love this one - She is Gone - David Harkins.
Hope it goes well.

LouiseSmith Tue 09-Apr-13 21:52:23

There is a poem called Do Not Stand by My Grave and Weep, I found its beautiful.

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

K999 Tue 26-Feb-13 22:48:03

That is a lovely passage. The first few sentences are beautiful. Thank you. smile

Fishandjam Tue 26-Feb-13 22:46:00

I am sorry for your loss by the way. You sound an amazing friend.

Fishandjam Tue 26-Feb-13 22:45:17

Do you know "Death Is Nothing At All"? here Not sure if it's the sort of thing that you're looking for, but it's one of my favourites.

K999 Tue 26-Feb-13 22:36:48

My beautiful friend died yesterday. She battled cancer for a long time. I am organising memorial cards for her funeral. There will be a gorgeous pic of her on the front but I am struggling to find the right words/quotes for the reverse - can anyone help??


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