Stephen Kuusisto utiliza los viajes, lugares, religión, música, arte y soledad para explorar la relación entre ver, la ceguera, y el ser. En los poemas dirigidos a Jorge Luís Borges, otro poeta que vivió con ceguera, Kuusisto aprovecha la capacidad negativa derivada de la ceguera que crea una intimidad con profunda imaginación y percepciones poco comunes.
Stephen Kuusisto Reads from Letters to Borges, His New Book of Poems
Best-selling memoirist Stephen Kuusisto uses the themes of travel, place, religion, music, art, and loneliness to explore the relationship between seeing, blindness, and being. In poems addressed to Jorge Luis Borges—another poet who lived with blindness—Kuusisto leverages seeing as negative capability, creating intimacy with deep imagination and uncommon perceptions.
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Fuente : Stephen Kuusisto