…Then Ewan stood and looking down
on the laughing child was amazed,
for the face of the boy was like that of an old man.
Ewan stared for awhile, disbelieving his eyes,
but then he said, “Who, then, are you?”
And the boy replied, “Answer me first the same question.”
“Why must I answer first?” said Ewan.
“Because you already know what you would answer,
and your answer, is my answer also,” said the boy.