Light - Interesting idea, that we think all books involving a host of black people must be about race. True, and I'd never realized it. ("Hustle" by Jericho Brown . or was his birth name Nelson Demery?
Light is dream We can see and catch, Bend it to our will. Impossible to hold Between our hands It is a prayer That lifts us out of night. By example, As if to say we too Can be a light, Help someone step up Out of darkness Into day.
The ray of light peeking through the crack creates a blinding effect on the subject. The light is so bright that it blinds her vision, covering her eyes in the photo. The black and white filter makes the ray of light even more bright.