Light in My Darkness
by Helen Keller
Johnny Appleseed: American Legends
O light-bringer of my blindness,
O spirit never far removed!
Ever when the hour of travail deepens,
Thou art near;
Set in my soul like jewels bright
Thy words of holy meaning,
Till death with gentle hand shall lead me
to the Presence I have loved--
My torch in darkness here
My joy eternal there.
The Well-Educated Mother's Heart