Let it be said

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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 received.

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