Blindness, an Abandoned Stove and Crickets

Cover of Planet of the Blind....man and dog....

Blindness, an Abandoned Stove and Crickets

I knew, listening with everything I had that crickets would materialize within me. They were my first talking books. My first Caruso. Later I’d discover Lorca, his line: the little boy went looking for his voice/the king of the crickets had it…

Yes. The cricket king. A little boy with his thick spectacles. The proscenium arch of the old stove among birches.

Author: skuusisto

Poet, Essayist, Blogger, Journalist, Memoirist, Disability Rights Advocate, Public Speaker, Professor, Syracuse University

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