Body of Insomnia is the moving testament of a poet confronting the passing years and yet confirming the value of poetry, love and freedom. Zellar combines eroticism and spirituality in poems where reality shines with the light of mystery and imagination.
About the author
Ludwig Zeller is prominent in both Latin American poetry and international surrealism. Before coming to Canada in 1971, he was curator of the Chilean Ministry of Education Art Gallery (1952 $#150; 1970). His poetry publications include Salvar la poesia quemar las naves (Mexico City, 1988 and 1994) and (Mexico City, 1993). Zeller has exhibited his visual art in scores of one-man and group shows throughout North America and western Europe, including at the Venice Biennale 1986). He was a featured poet at the Rotterdam International Poetry Festival (1987) and the featured poet and artist of the Guadalajara International Book Fair (1991).