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I indulged in Smoke and Mirrors, Double Meanings, Hidden Messages, Madness, etc., on my blog during May and June of 2018. But the unraveling began in March 2018.


Sunday, December 22, 2013

"Tiny Angel" – Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Tiny Angel."

I did a search on this and discovered it was a somber theme about the loss of a child. Instead of using the poem that Victoria uses when she makes pieces with this theme, I used words from a bereavement poem by Mary Frye.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.8.

The images are from a DuckDuckGo search.

The font is Courier New

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

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.
Do not stand at my grave and weep.
I am not there, I do not sleep.
Do not stand at my grave and cry.
I am not there, I did not die!

Mary Frye (1932)


Martina2801 said...

Terrific postcard, beautifully created!

Deann said...

Your Angel is beautiful and I love that poem it is so touching.
I hope you have a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.

johanna said...

somber text, but very touching... great postcard, love the angel.

Victoria said...

oh such a lovely card and a beautiful poem!