Eva Donckers

What happens when nothing happens

06-02-2020 | 22-02-2020

It’s the strangest thing of all, Stranger than all poets’ dreams And all philosophers’ thoughts, That things are really what they seem to be These lines are by Fernando Pessoa (PT, b. 1888-1935), although they were published by one of his endless heteronyms, Alberto Caeiro. The voice of Caeiro distinguishes itself from the others by an apparent pure open-mindedness in experiencing the world. His poems do not hide any...