Langston Hughes

(1 February 1902 – 22 May 1967 / Missouri)

Helen Keller - Poem by Langston Hughes

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.


Comments about Helen Keller by Langston Hughes

  • (12/1/2017 8:58:00 AM)


    I love this poem because he is just highlighting how amazing and special Helen Keller was. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/2/2016 10:30:00 AM)


    A beautiful ode to from one inspiration to another. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, March 27, 2010



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