So when some shine through a hole that he had drove
It reflected off the gold and almost made son blind
Lupe actually links the clever “reversed” metaphor to the previous bars. The sun’s light reflected off his gold piece but it didn’t make the man blind, it did the OPPOSITE and in turn was bright enough to out duel the sun’s immense rays. It emphasizes the amount of hustling he must have done to receive such a rare jewel.
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