Wednesday, February 2, 2011

 The above mural  features a poem by Helen Keller. Helen could not hear, see. or speak, yet she graduated from college and became a famous author and poet. Here is the poem I machine embroidered onto the mural... 

Oh, beautiful, blind stones, inarticulate and dumb.
In the deep gloom of their hearts there is a gleam of the primeval sun
which looked upon them when they were begotten.
So in the heart of man there shines a beam from the
everlasting son of God.
Rude, unresponsive are the stones.
Yet, in them, divine things lie concealed. 
I hear their imprisoned chant.
We are fragments of the universe.

I can't read it without tearing up.

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