The act of writing itself, revealed in gestures entirely unexpected in their simplicity and irony.
Poetry and writing poetry are often themselves the subject of Miguel-Manso's work. His ambiguous and complex poems, which are driven by the rhythm and sound of his idiosyncratic word choices, emphasize the beauty and power of language and of poetry. This effect is further enhanced by all manner of references to other writers and works of literature, and because Manso often explicitly mentions and interrogates the act of writing itself. "The poem is above all else / a stage for simple gestures": specifically – gestures which in Manso's case are always special and entirely unexpected in their simplicity and irony.
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