Walker who had also made a film about Amish community entitled "The Devil's Playground," and "Blind Sight
" a film about blind people scaling Mount Everest - was backed by Participant Media to make "Countdown," a film about nuclear proliferation.
The poems that transform this theme are the most personal: "Daddy Red" which briefly chronicles the violent world of his grandmother's second husband who "got a white man's job" Or the poem "Outside the Blue Nile" in which a local beggar's response to his proffered generosity elicits a sharp retort leading to a search for "Benedict the Moor," who "made the sign of the cross / to win the blind sight
. Here was a man who hid in a thicket from a crowd's joy.
WITH JUST SUCH A VISION in mind, Tkacz created Blind Sight
, based on the true story of the life of a blind Ukranian poet named Vasyl Yeroshenko, who traveled to Tokyo in 1914 and, writing in Japanese, became a noted author there.
This story tells how people who are deaf give people who are blind sight
, how people who are blind give people who are deaf music, and how everyone's dancing improves.
Select a few blind sights
that will put you in the proper position when daylight breaks.