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"Visions" is a cycle of twenty-five story poems that together create a phantasmagoria of color, light, and art. Rhetorically sophisticated yet playful, the language is richly descriptive, evoking the fantastic and mythical realms of dream, madness, and vision. Meandering through these imaginary realms is a whimsical cast of characters seeking meaning, magic, and metamorpho ...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published December 8th 2014 by Escape Books
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Jose Moa
Dec 22, 2016 rated it really liked it
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The book by Susan Budd ,Visions ,is a collection of poem tales,where in some the reality and dream are mixed,others are surrealist kaleidoscopic sensations,others mistic or nostalgic experiences,many with a touch of orientalism.

The style is i think influenced by the modernism literarian stream (the spanish languaje mentor is Ruben Dario )

For me there are remarkable poem tales ,as the one inspired by the beautiful picture by Frederick Bridgeman ,The Siesta,where a odalisca is lying in a couch,als
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Metaphysical questions about consciousness and dreams have always fascinated me. From childhood, I loved reading fantasies, myths, and fairy tales. I loved reverie and introspection. Later I studied philosophy of mind and the spiritual mysticism of East and West. I explored visionary literature and art. I scrutinized my own mind. Now I’m a professor of philosophy and literature at the City Univers ...more
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