Edel Romay has been enriched by his travels and friendships with literary and plastic artists as well as intellectuals in Mexico, Europe, the United States and South America. His oeuvre -literary and plastic- has been influenced by great philosophers, poets and scientists. A Brief Poesy, 1989-2004 invites us to look into the relationship within the brain and the cosmos, the word with being, reality with time. In other words, he challenges us to reflect upon what Martin Heidegger once declared: Language is the dwelling of the being. Moreover, Edel proposes the idea that without an observer, reality does not exist. Similarly, Romay encourages the internal dialog between I and You that reflects upon itself to construct a true I- the symbiosis that exists between reader and author within the same person. You are the other that creates and recreates me when I am read, because without a You there is no I and vice versa. This in turn leads us to ponder in what the poet Octavio Paz asserted: The eyes speak, words look, looks think....