Arc 1: The Swift Uplifting Rush

The cover of the first book of Paternum, titled "the Swift Uplifting Rush". It depicts one particular grave in a Jewish cemetery, on an overcast day, with a city skyline in the background.

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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 sun 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 circling flight.
I am the soft star-shine at night.

Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there; I did not die

Mary Elizabeth Frye, 1932

Act 1, The Morning’s Hush:

Scenes 1-2, Scenes 3-5

Scenes 6-10, Scenes 11-14, Scenes 15-16, Scenes 17-20

Scene 21, Scenes 22-23

Intermission (Scenes 1-2)

Act 2, In Circling Flight:

Scenes 1-2, Scene 3, Scenes 4-7,Scenes 8-10

Scenes 11-12, Scenes 13-14, Scenes 15-16, Scene 17, Scenes 18-20, Scenes 21-22, Scenes 23-24, Scenes 25-27

Scenes 28-29, Scenes 30-31, Scenes 32-35, Scene 36-37

Intermission (Scenes 1-5)

Act 3, Soft Starshine at Night:

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