To Remember Me
A poem by Robert N. Test
my sight to the man who has never seen a sunrise, a baby's face, or
love in the eyes of a woman.
my heart to a person whose own heart has caused nothing but endless
days of pain.
my blood to the teenager who was pulled from the wreckage of his
car, so that he might live to see his grandchildren play.
my kidneys to one who depends on a machine to exist from week to
my bones, every muscle, every fiber and nerve in my body and find a
way to make a crippled child walk.
must bury something, let it be my faults, my weaknesses, and all
prejudice against my fellow man.
my sins to the devil.
my soul to God.
chance, you wish to remember me, do it with a kind deed or word to
someone who needs you. If you do all I have asked, I will live