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The power of sight

Pedro Sevylla de Juana
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To live
from a purely human point of view
is to sink gently into the sea of reality
and to swim till the weariness beneath the floating islands
fleeing from voracious fish and oceanic snakes.
O! the cliffs of Cornwall
the fuzzy line of the horizon
the gloomy clouds at dusk
the reddish sunsets amid the mist,
and the measured voice of Jane Read, actress, reciting a poem
imitating the words of the common people
drawing the faces of the Celtic Gods,
mere listeners along the narrow footpath.
which leads to infinity.
O! the magic moment,
the mysterious charm of the country...
My passionate imagination,
from a purely aesthetic point of view,
balances the Tierra de Campos and Cerrato deserts
whith the liquid meadows of Camelford.
And the sight goes from a place to another
converting the grey of foggy
the black stormy
into blue of a sapphire sky.
The road from Trebarwith Village to the shore
is a part of my devious trajectory
as the track that arrives to Husillos,
Carrión river, channel,
from Valdepero, fountains, brooks
near Palencia.
The existential vicissitude is tempered,
from a purely emotive point of view,
in the symmetry of the deepest remembrances,
becoming a matter of lines and colors
scents and premonitions.
And the reality,
in this interminable winter,
is the hard steppe of the dreams.
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Copyright ©Pedro Sevylla de Juana, 2008
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Date of publicationMay 2009
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