Let it be said

Helen Keller lost her ability to speak, hear and see after catching scarlet fever as a young child. In one of the most moving passages in her autobiography, she writes about how grateful she is for being able to touch a tree and still remember how it looked like…

Her story inspired me to write this poem…

When the stars give out

And the moon says goodnight
For one last time 
And the curtains close 
And no more days are left behind 
Then let it be said…
Then let it be said that you were grateful 
…For this life
For this miracle,
For this unlikely journey 
For every ray of sunshine 
For every planted seed
For every shoulder cried on
And every smile recieved 

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