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So Soon It Ends

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 glint on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn rain.

When you wake in the morning hush,
I am the swift, uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circling flight.
I am the soft starlight at night….Anon

By JohnAmes

Bowtie Wearer With Bad Knees
I spent my early years in Massachusetts in a little town called Easton. I went to Harvard, served in the Navy as Operations Officer on and LST, founded a construction company and served in the state Legislature as Assistant Minority Leader.
However my life really began when I moved to Maine and opened an art gallery.
I've been around the fine arts in the commercial art business for over 25 years now and loved (almost) every minute of it.

I look at every day is a gift, except when it's very cold outside or I have to go to the dentist.

7 replies on “So Soon It Ends”

It is impossible not to feel depressed at times when watching all that is going on globally ~ and then the mounting frustrations in the States. Sigh… on towards a good autumn, what do ya say 😎

Indeed, cannot happen soon enough 🇺🇸. Our international reputation is in tatters, a total lack of leadership or empathy for the world. Just finished a great book about James Garfield ~ and wow, he is the type of man we need in office. Take care ~

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