Written by Mattie hours after the 9/11 attacks, this poem’s message still matters!

For Our World poem
During these unsettling times, Mattie’s Foundation encourages ALL GLOBAL NEIGHBORS to reflect, respond, and reach out with peace.
View or read Mattie’s For Our World poem, on your own, or as a group.
Upload your own response to the poem (artwork, words, poem, video, photo, additional translation if not found below…) here:

Video Recitations

American Sign Language

Ambrose Catholic Academy – Buffalo, NY

Matthew Jefferson – 2013 cover sung by Billy Gilman

Riegels All Stars

FollowtheMusicians – cover of Billy Gilman’s vocal version

Print Translations