Lit Up
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Lit Up

A Child’s Rhymes from Other Times

Quatrains from a boy’s notebook

Nightchild 1

I am no child
to woo the night.
I am not darkness,
nor am I light.

Give me your hand,
so large, so fine.
Your hand is cold —
colder than mine.

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Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle

Ronald C. Flores-Gunkle

An aging humanist hanging on to the idea that there is hope for humankind — against all current indications. You can see his published work on Amazon.