Thaddeus Howze, And he said to the man, “It shows you in a poor light.” A poor light. The man turned the phrase over and over in his mind. What is this phrase that is directed at me ? Am I not a man in the bright light of life ? Do I not bask in the brightest light of the brightest sun ? Am I not a creature of light, born of light, ennobled by light, bearer of light, creator of light, champion of light ? Am I not light itself in this cosmos of darkness ?