Sajid Malik In: Poetry Explain Meaning of “When I Consider How My Light is Spent”. Explain Meaning of “When I Consider How My Light is Spent”. John Milton 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,299 Points View Profile Best Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 26, 2019 at 11:10 pm This is the first line of the poem “On His Blindness” by John Milton. The poet who has lost his eyesight is mourning over the loss. In this line, he memorises his previous life (when he had eyesight). He thinks how he was serving humanity and thus God by writing poetry which is a talent given by God to him. However, now he is blind and unable to use this talent. Read complete summary here. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.