. . . being variations of candle art — I think these color versions are nicer than the colorless look I was trying originally. One of those was used here: Carry a Candle. (Story Warren also ran a piece with some spackle images lately, here: I live like an ancient cave-dweller surrounded with representations of mysteries: crowned heads embracing fishes, bears wearing party hats, smoke from a hunter’s fire that shapes itself into a great fox lecturing a small, forlorn-looking tiger … all things that need to be visualised for those who dwell sadly beside blank walls).
The light does shine in darkness. And however intensely dark it becomes, the darkness cannot hide even the smallest flicker of light.