Lightly child, lightly


I walk
into what light
there is

~ Mark Strand, from “Another Place,” Collected Poems


  • Quote Source: Schonwieder. Photo: A Clean-Well Lighted Place
  • Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here.
  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”



  1. Mark Strand is genius. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. There is always light. Let’s walk towards it. 🙂 So many great writers!

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  3. yes and this aligns well with my ‘sun shower’ post from yesterday. the light is magic.

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  4. Oh, I love this.

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  5. excellent

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