N.p. William H. Atkinson, Sr. 1963. First Edition. Small octavo (19cm.); original tan printed staplebound wrappers; 40pp.; author photograph on title page. Fine. The author's first book of poems, most touching on religious and racial themes. A second collection, Little Rays for the Dark Places, also self-published, appeared in 1968. FRENCH, Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975, p. 148.