Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Helen Keller


She,
In the dark,
Found light
Brighter than many ever see.
She,
Within herself,
Found loveliness,
Through the soul's own mastery.
And now the world receives
From her dower:
The message of the strength
Of inner power.

Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010

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