On “Belial Heaps My Spur’d Pyre High” [Stanza 1]

"The darkness cannot overcome Light, it is simply the absence of Light, the utter banishment of Light. However, Light cannot be banished. Any narrow rift in the blindfold of darkness allows a little bit of Light to flitter in. At that point, it is no longer darkness, just less Light than there should be. As the mask slips off the face, more and more Light creeps in until that blinder is no more and you are fully immersed into Light's golden rays; and, at long last, you can see."